From denying its existence, minimizing its seriousness, delaying the delivery of personal-protective equipment and by placing inexperienced people in charge of managing the administration's response, the former president's approach needlessly caused the loss of many lives, according to The Japan Times. In addition, the president's messages were often unclear and at odds with information from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control CDC . While China has successfully controlled the pandemic, other countries including the United States still suffer its consequences. The differences in its evolution throughout the world permits us to draw some lessons on how best to deal with the pandemic, and by studying failed policies, we will be able to better confront future challenges. ; Wrong and right approach The Trump administration's pandemic policies can be best described as a tragedy of errors. Authorities in China were able to implement, from the beginning, draconian measures to prevent the rapid spread of the virus. A note of caution Many experts consider this a gross underreporting by the Chinese authorities, although China's success in controlling the pandemic cannot be denied. From Jan. 3, 2020, to May 17, 2021, there were 104,428 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in China, with 4,858 deaths reported to the World Health Organization. (news.financializer.com).
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