Viet Nam

How East Asia has controlled coronavirus, and what it means for its recovery

Soccer fans wearing protective masks arrive for a soccer match between Viettel and Duoc Nam Ha Nam Dinh of the V.League, the National soccer league, after the Government eased nationwide lockdown following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nam Dinh province, Vietnam June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Kham - RC223H97S5V8

Why has Asia managed to contain the virus so successfully? Image: REUTERS/Kham - RC223H97S5V8

Kishore Mahbubani
Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
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