Taiwan CovID-19
recovery rate, case-fatality rate (death rate),
                 vaccination rate
vaccine coverage) ... are behind
         comment Taiwan Coronavirus epidemic/pandemic , vaccine privilege, abuse power to allocate vaccines,
                                               queue-jumping by connections, worsens class-contradiction, 
 gov.'s hiding / cheating
    this site's world No. 1 in  2020~22, 2017~19, 201620152014, 20132010~12    ★        

...........home...........Press...........about the site...........personal exhibition...........author...........Chinese version...........  Top rankings since 1998  
   home  brief  Taiwan TW  FB  tour  personality  food  medical  CovID-19  diplomacy  restaurants  night markets  buffet  women  speech  prostitutes  massage  watching u  fraud  judiciary  police  corruption  foreign labor  illegal migrants  prosecutors  soft power  death penalty  love happiness  housing  supermarket  transportation  avia  image  creativity  human rights  US cartoons  US Design  intl Human rights  judicial persecution  oppression  T. justice  bully  univ  military  drugs  news  democracy  

jump to: human lives are not gov's main concern  (https://intlhumanrights.com/TaiwaneseLivesB.htm mistake again ?   (https://intlhumanrights.com/TaiwaneseLivesA.htm)   ♣  or  read them in some pages below

Washington Post,
In our survey, 68 percent of respondents agree with the statement that “COVID-19 is a national security threat.” A lower figure (56 percent) perceives “the risk of getting COVID in the next 3 months” as being high for them personally.  ...a poll this week found that 70 percent of Taiwanese wanted the government to retain stricter border control policies.    washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/02/taiwan-covid-relaxed-border-policy/


◆ Asia Nikkei (Japan), 2022-6-3: Taiwan slips to 113th place in Nikkei's CovID-19 Recovery Index.   a relaxation of travel curbs fuels a record spike in cases    asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Coronavirus/Taiwan-s-COVID-success-story-hits-snag-with-shift-to-reopening


Our World In Data. org
produced as a collaborative effort between researchers at the University of Oxford)
Global comparison / 
where are confirmed deaths increasing most rapidly

How long did it take for the number of total confirmed deaths to double;  2022-6-9

Taiwan 13 days Thai 265 Qatar 423
Montserrat 13 Malaysia 279 Pakistan 428
Samoa 45 Sri Lanka 287 Lebanon 456
NZ 49 Japan 298 UAE 471
S. Korea 83 Philippines 299 Saudi Arab 624
Hong Kong 86 Cambodia 307 China 836
Australia 119 Myanmar 313 N. Korea n/a
Laos 159 Indonesia 323    
Singapore 194 Bangladesh 344    
Vietnam 231 Nepal 385    
Mongolia 265 India 392    
world 415 days, Europe 434 days, high-income 471 days, N. America 473 ;  ourworldindata.org/covid-deaths


Global comparison /  Daily New confirmed deaths;  2022-6-9

US 285 India 24 Malaysia 3
Taiwan 211 Japan 23 Singapore 2
Australia 40 S. Korea 18 Hong Kong 1
Thai 24 New Zealand 7 China ,  Philippines, Mynmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangdelish, Laos, Sri Lanka, Israel, Mongolia, N. Korea, Pakistan, Qatar, UAE 0


◆ Forbes, 2022-6-4: Taiwan Covid Deaths Hit Daily Record Of 152; Property Transactions Fall    forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2022/06/04/taiwan-covid-deaths-hit-daily-record-of-152-property-transactions-fall/?sh=4ae0f4a82a96


◆ Telegraph (UK), 2022-5-30: Taiwan's ‘Squid Game’/  experts :
☉The diversion of resources to maintaining and enforcing quarantine was not sustainable...
These resources are better spent ensuring that the vulnerable among the local population are appropriately diagnosed and treated. People should pay more attention to air cleaning telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/taiwans-squid-game-like-go-countrys-strict-quarantine-process/


◆ Al Jazeera, 2022-5-30: Taiwan is now battling its worst-ever outbreak...  The fatalities have notably included the sudden deaths of several very young children, which many Taiwanese attribute to failures of the healthcare system  aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/30/brawl-breaks-out-in-taiwan-legislature 

◆ Bloomberg, 2022-5-29: Taiwan's worst Covid outbreak has left the island's insurers bracing for more than $1 billion in claims that the financial regulator is urging them to honor   


◆ New Yorker, 2022-5-23: On the last evening of April, Huang's six-month-old son,...a hundred and two degrees Fahrenheit. Next, a rapid covid test. Two red lines appeared. ... rushed to the hospital... hushed with uncertainty and huddled under an awning to escape the rain. By the time a doctor could see them, it was 3 a.m. There wasn't much to be done; they were sent home.    newyorker.com/news/dispatch/the-topsy-turvy-end-of-zero-covid-in-taiwan (brief)


◆ DW (Germany), 2022-5-20: Taiwan 'is not ready to face an outbreak at this level,' experts warn of an increase in COVID-19 fatalities if the island can't streamline policies...Taiwanese authorities want to avoid hospitals becoming overburdened, but they also don't want to let the outbreak "drag on for too long."... the official software used to arrange the medical sessions had either crashed or failed to indicate clinics or hospitals offering such services... dw.com/en/is-taiwan-learning-to-live-with-covid/a-61878438