Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA
Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA
Xun Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Xun Wu and Liang Ma

Three ways Asia can beat the coronavirus: take early action, be nimble, learn from others

  • East Asian countries have done well in the fight against Covid-19 but they cannot be complacent because of global admiration and praise from the World Health Organisation
  • They should learn from the successes and failures in containment efforts across different localities

Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA
Nurses wearing protective suits line up to enter a treatment ward for Covid-19 patients in Daegu, South Korea. East Asia has received global acclaim for its success in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: DPA
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