Corona in Taiwan: Interview with Audrey Tang – Digital

To date, Taiwan is one of the most successful countries in the world in the fight against pandemics. Taiwanese minister and digitization expert Audrey Tang explains why this is so and what comedians have to do with it.

Interview with Kai Strittmatter and Christoph Giesen

As the world chased the spread of the coronavirus, Taiwan was always one step ahead: at the end of December 2019, when the first news of a mysterious lung disease circled Wuhan, Taiwan went into crisis mode, controlled by the Center. for disease control, the It was founded in 2004 after SARS lung disease hit the island. The lesson then: Better to make a quick decision than a perfect one, you can improve it if necessary. As of February 6, 2020, people are no longer allowed to travel from China at all, as the Far East fever was still mocked in Europe. Whether it’s wearing a mask, contact tracing or preventive quarantine: what was usually introduced first in Taiwan is now the norm around the world – unfortunately often too late.

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