China’s aggressive measures have slowed the coronavirus. They may not work in other countries

@article{Kupferschmidt2020ChinasAM,
  title={China’s aggressive measures have slowed the coronavirus. They may not work in other countries},
  author={Kai Kupferschmidt},
  journal={Science},
  year={2020}
}
The question now is whether the world can take lessons from China’s apparent success—and whether the massive lockdowns and electronic surveillance measures imposed by an authoritarian government would work in other countries “When you spend 20, 30 years in this business it’s like, ‘Seriously, you’re going to try and change that with those tactics?’” says Bruce Aylward, a Canadian WHO epidemiologist who led the international team and briefed journalists about its findings in Beijing and Geneva… 
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