Wen-jen Hsieh, National Cheng Kung University: This paper presents an overall picture of Taiwan's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Taiwan, from its efforts to curb the coronavirus from spreading to its population and the relevant impacts of the pandemic to its domestic economy. The author suggests that many of the “precision-prevention” strategies implemented, learned from the country's 2003 SARS experience, are the key factors that have resulted in the relatively mild health and economic impacts to Taiwan.
As COVID-19 is a rather new and complicated issue, this paper is valuable in terms of introducing Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control disease prevention strategies to the international community, as many of the countries and regions around the world may be still suffering badly from the pandemic. However, this paper could have contributed more if the following information were provided:
This paper may benefit from more literature being reviewed as there...