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Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan

Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan Editor's Note Editor's Note Robert Steinbrook, MD Taiwan, an island nation of about 24 million people, has All modeling studies have inherent limitations, with the been extraordinarily successful in containing COVID-19. As of results dependent on the assumptions and the underlying March 2021, there had been only 10 deaths and slightly more data. Nonetheless, the findings are instructive. When the than 1000 cases. People live without fear of SARS-CoV-2. epidemic curve was projected through day 60 with 100 ini- Even as the pace of vaccinations accelerates, there was still tial cases, the daily number of new cases would rise to 37 631 a 7-day moving average of more than 60 000 new COVID-19 (95% credible interval [CrI], 29 586-46 285) and 481 (95% CrI 320-736) with case-based and population-based interven- cases and 1000 deaths a day in the US in late March 2021, daily totals that were comparable with those during the summer tions alone, respectively. In contrast, the combination of 2020 peak. What lessons does Taiwan’s initial success have for both types of interventions contained the epidemic; by day containing the epidemic? The 60, the daily number of new http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan

JAMA Internal Medicine , Volume 181 (7) – Jul 6, 2021

Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan

Abstract

Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan Editor's Note Editor's Note Robert Steinbrook, MD Taiwan, an island nation of about 24 million people, has All modeling studies have inherent limitations, with the been extraordinarily successful in containing COVID-19. As of results dependent on the assumptions and the underlying March 2021, there had been only 10 deaths and slightly more data. Nonetheless, the findings are instructive. When the than 1000 cases. People live...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2021 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
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10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.1625
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Abstract

Lessons From the Success of COVID-19 Control in Taiwan Editor's Note Editor's Note Robert Steinbrook, MD Taiwan, an island nation of about 24 million people, has All modeling studies have inherent limitations, with the been extraordinarily successful in containing COVID-19. As of results dependent on the assumptions and the underlying March 2021, there had been only 10 deaths and slightly more data. Nonetheless, the findings are instructive. When the than 1000 cases. People live without fear of SARS-CoV-2. epidemic curve was projected through day 60 with 100 ini- Even as the pace of vaccinations accelerates, there was still tial cases, the daily number of new cases would rise to 37 631 a 7-day moving average of more than 60 000 new COVID-19 (95% credible interval [CrI], 29 586-46 285) and 481 (95% CrI 320-736) with case-based and population-based interven- cases and 1000 deaths a day in the US in late March 2021, daily totals that were comparable with those during the summer tions alone, respectively. In contrast, the combination of 2020 peak. What lessons does Taiwan’s initial success have for both types of interventions contained the epidemic; by day containing the epidemic? The 60, the daily number of new

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JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 6, 2021

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