[LMB] OT: Governor�s Orders

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Nov 17 21:40:45 GMT 2020


On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 12:34:26 -0800, Robert Woodward via Lois-Bujold
<lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

>
>I have wondered if Covid-19 actually is a virgin field disease in East Asia. If it isn’t one, then it would experience slower transmission rates there; has anybody reported any research on what it takes to be infected in various countries?

Asian countries have a culture of masking even for common colds, etc.
It's seen as polite and responsible.  It's not surprising that CV19 has
taken less of a hold.

They're also bigger on social conformance, including what's best for
society.

My wife went to South Korea a few year back, and commented on the lack
of both litter and litter-bins (trashcans).  "Oh, everyone takes it
home".
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