“Government surveillance feels different in Rwanda than in Canada; individual freedom dominates Americans’ self-image but not that of South Koreans; Germany’s health-care system can withstand a deluge of covid-19 patients in a way that India’s cannot.”
Can't go to ski resorts? South Koreans buy sledges to enjoy sledding near home 🛷
Gov. HOGAN (R-Md.) writes in the Post that Trump stood in the way of his state’s testing efforts at every turn — and called South Koreans “terrible people” while praising Xi and Kim Jong-Un as coronavirus began to rage.
More than 160 South Koreans have tested positive a second time for the coronavirus, a development that suggests the disease may have a longer shelf life than expected
I can report South Koreans here in Pyeongchang are not as enthralled with Kim Yo Jong and the North Korean cheerleaders as it seems some media are back home. Something about N.K. killing, starving, & imprisoning its people while threatening South Korea with nuclear annihilation.
I have yet to hear a convincing explanation as to why we can't duplicate this here. Is it a technological issue (if so, why haven't we asked the South Koreans for help?) is it a production issue? (If so, why aren't we mobilizing better?) is it a political/bureaucracy issue?