- Vietnam’s response to COVID-19 has been praised by many wealthier countries.
- With a population of 97 million, the country has managed to keep its cases to just 327 (as of 29 May).
- Strategies such as rapid testing and aggressive contact tracing have kept the infection rate to a minimum.
While the healthcare systems of some wealthier countries have come close to collapsing under the strain of COVID-19, Vietnam was quick to respond and remains in control. Could this swift, effective response act as a viable model to other lower-income countries?
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