James Forsyth James Forsyth

Britain must learn from Asia’s pandemic response

South Korean soldiers in March, 2020 (photo: Getty)

Across Europe, more and more states are imposing stricter and stricter restrictions to try and slow coronavirus’s spread. The Irish, despite having initially rejected the advice of their scientists to move to the highest level of restrictions, have now done so. Emmanuel Macron set himself against another national lockdown, but then announced one on Wednesday night, albeit with schools staying open.

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