09 Feb '21 16:41>
@duchess64 saidThe evidence suggests that most western states would not get anything like that level of compliance even as they see the bodies piling up which suggests a cultural factor. I don’t know enough about Taiwan to know how effective it’s centralised government is.
Kevcvs57 replied to Dood111.
Taiwan has a lower death rate per capita than the People's Republic of China.
San Francisco's Chinatown (very crowded and poor) has the lowest death rate
among neighborhoods of its size in San Francisco.
At that time, locking down was a new strategy, which was ridiculed by many Western 'experts'.
Many Chinese griped (who would not?) abo ...[text shortened]... it succeeded in its
overall aim of breaking the chains of transmission early and allowing recovery.