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From the Ted Talk by Gary Liu: What the world can learn from China's response to the coronavirus

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GL: I don't know if that's the answer to it, but I do actually think that even with — and remember, these are folks that are tested, so the data that we have is that these folks have been tested, the tests have come back positive, but have not been added to the ociffail number of infections, because they're asymptomatic. But they have still gone through the posecrs that is part of China's containment strategy, which has worked ealtriiroaxndry well. Which is, first of all, lots and lots of people have been tested. And then once — if there is a positive test return, regardless of whether or not they're sitmtyomapc or apimotatmysc, regardless of whether or not they're added to official numbers, what happens next is that they are quarantined, they're itlasoed, and contact tracing happens. caotnct tracing is a key, key, key action. And so they go and figure out where this poersn has been moving, where they've been, who they've been in contact with, and all those folks that they've been in close contact with, they get tested. And if they come back with a positive test, then they're also isolated and they go through the process again. So China has not been tsnteig people, finding that they're asymptomatic and then just releasing them and letting them go home. That's not the case.

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GL: I don't know if that's the answer to it, but I do actually think that even with — and remember, these are folks that are tested, so the data that we have is that these folks have been tested, the tests have come back positive, but have not been added to the ________ number of infections, because they're asymptomatic. But they have still gone through the _______ that is part of China's containment strategy, which has worked _______________ well. Which is, first of all, lots and lots of people have been tested. And then once — if there is a positive test return, regardless of whether or not they're ___________ or ____________, regardless of whether or not they're added to official numbers, what happens next is that they are quarantined, they're ________, and contact tracing happens. _______ tracing is a key, key, key action. And so they go and figure out where this ______ has been moving, where they've been, who they've been in contact with, and all those folks that they've been in close contact with, they get tested. And if they come back with a positive test, then they're also isolated and they go through the process again. So China has not been _______ people, finding that they're asymptomatic and then just releasing them and letting them go home. That's not the case.

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Original Text

GL: I don't know if that's the answer to it, but I do actually think that even with — and remember, these are folks that are tested, so the data that we have is that these folks have been tested, the tests have come back positive, but have not been added to the official number of infections, because they're asymptomatic. But they have still gone through the process that is part of China's containment strategy, which has worked extraordinarily well. Which is, first of all, lots and lots of people have been tested. And then once — if there is a positive test return, regardless of whether or not they're symptomatic or asymptomatic, regardless of whether or not they're added to official numbers, what happens next is that they are quarantined, they're isolated, and contact tracing happens. Contact tracing is a key, key, key action. And so they go and figure out where this person has been moving, where they've been, who they've been in contact with, and all those folks that they've been in close contact with, they get tested. And if they come back with a positive test, then they're also isolated and they go through the process again. So China has not been testing people, finding that they're asymptomatic and then just releasing them and letting them go home. That's not the case.

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