Japan combats virus with masks not lockdown

source: Japan Times

Japan is turning out to be one of the more successful Countries battling Coronavirus, and it is doing it without enforcing a lockdown.

It is relying on three key strategies:

  • Clear communication and awareness
  • Robust tracing and selective testing
  • Ubiquitous mask wearing

The government wore face masks in public and gave 2 masks to every household.

Read more in this great Bloomberg article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-22/did-japan-just-beat-the-virus-without-lockdowns-or-mass-testing

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