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How Taiwan has become a COVID-19 success story

Clip: 04/01/2020 | 7m 15s Video has closed captioning.

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, Taiwan seems to have it under control. The island is only 80 miles off the coast of mainland China and very near to where the virus originated; plus there were many daily flights to it from Wuhan. But Taiwan has only 329 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and only five people have died from it. Nick Schifrin reports on this COVID-19 success story.

Aired: 04/01/20

Rating: NR

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