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Could the US Contain a Coronavirus Outbreak?

On Feb 25, 2020
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The World Health Organization has urged other nations to learn from China's handling of the Covid-19 epidemic. But would an aggressive quarantine work here?

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On Feb 25, 2020
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The WHO found that the measures imposed by Chinese officials—quarantines, social distancing, and tracing known contacts of Covid-19 patients—may have saved hundreds of thousands of people from infection. But could US public health officials do the same? https://t.co/Uu93l1iORm
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Could the US Contain a Coronavirus Outbreak?

The World Health Organization has urged other nations to learn from China's handling of the Covid-19 epidemic. But would an aggressive quarantine work here?

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