WHO expert: We need more testing to beat coronavirus (newscientist)

β€œTo actually stop the virus, [China] had to do rapid testing of any suspect case, immediate isolation of anyone who was a confirmed or suspected case, and then quarantine the close contacts for 14 days so that they could figure out if any of them were infected,” Aylward told New Scientist in an exclusive interview. β€œThose were the measures that stopped transmission in China, not the big travel restrictions and lockdowns.”

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