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Georgetown University: Do Authoritarian Regimes Have Advantage in Outbreak Response?

Feb 14, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Georgetown University issued the following news release:

In an effort to control the COVID-19 outbreak (previously known as 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease), China rapidly shut down a market in Wuhan suspected as the outbreak source and imposed unprecedented quarantines and cordon sanitaire on the city, which halted the movement of over 50 million people across Hubei Province. They shut down Lunar New Year celebrations in major cities. In just days, two 1,000-bed hospitals were built. ...