China’s Tough H1N1 Protocol: Paying Off?

There’s an interesting story today in the New York Times discussing China’s tough approach to fighting H1N1. Their quarantining procedures were some of the strictest in the world and provided a lot of well-publicized headaches for many. Some feel that this indeed did benefit China as it slowed down the spread and allowed China time to distribute the vaccine as well as prevent chaos in hospitals and ICUs. Others feel that it did little to stop transmission, and the infection rate would’ve been the same. What do you think?

Article: China’s Tough Measures on Flu Appear to Pay Off – NYTimes.com.


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