Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua
Xun Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Xun Wu and Donald Low

Coronavirus: is aggressive containment the most appropriate policy response?

  • Draconian measures taken to stem the outbreak’s spread may work in the short-term, but their wider impacts must be carefully assessed
  • In dealing with risks, included health-related ones, the appropriate policy responses are those that are proportionate

Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua
Medical workers transport a Covid-19 patient at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Photo: Xinhua
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