Corona Crisis: Once Upon a Pandemic

Taiwan’s containment of COVID-19, and the developing world’s vulnerability to the coronavirus

April 2, 2020

Taiwan’s early and aggressive intervention against COVID-19 stands as one of only a few effective responses so far. Dave Trouba, an expert on hygiene and sanitation who currently resides in Taiwan, joins the podcast to explain the key factors that have kept the coronavirus largely at bay there. He also shares insights from his many years working within the UN system and on the ground in developing countries on the serious challenges the pandemic will present to vulnerable populations.

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