It has been more than three months since the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19, also known as Wuhan pneumonia in China), and confirmed cases have begun to spread from China, where they originated, to other countries, including South Korea and Japan in Asia, Italy and Germany in Europe. , France, Iran in the Middle East and other countries have become more and more severe. The cumulative number of confirmed cases in the world officially exceeded 100,000 on March 7, and the death toll was as high as 3,500. Epidemic prevention is regarded as a battle. Although Taiwan is geographically close to China and has in-depth exchanges with both sides of the strait, the epidemic has been regarded as one of the high-risk areas from the beginning.
Fortunately, the Taiwan government has defended against the epidemic. Fortunately, when the epidemic situation in various countries is gradually tightening, Taiwan still has only sporadic cases of community infection. Such anti-epidemic achievements are disdainful in the world. President Tsai Ing-wen and commander Chen Shizhong have appeared on the international media page more often. Of course, the results of epidemic prevention must definitely be company banner design attributed to the concerted efforts of all government agencies and all Chinese people, but the central epidemiological command center also contributed to the quick response. In addition to the daily press conference to disclose the latest situation, the measures that most concern the public are not Too much "mask" control. Part of the reason why the control policy is supported by the public may be that it "does not affect my rights and interests" On January 23, Hubei announced the closure of Wuhan, and the next day on New Year's Eve, the Executive Yuan urgently suspended the export of surgical masks and N95 masks produced in my country, and then announced "general medical masks and surgical masks" as "Criminal Law" on January 31.
The daily necessities stipulated in Article 250 shall be prevented from hoarding. At the same time, the above-mentioned two types of masks shall be uniformly and comprehensively requisitioned in accordance with the "Law on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases", and they shall be distributed and sold in a unified manner. At first, they will be sold in a limited number of convenience stores, and then the health care system will be expanded to use a real-name system. way of selling. As soon as this measure came out, the chief executive was scolded as a hooligan at the level of a dog official. A month later, on February 23, Chen Shizhong, commander of the epidemic command center, announced that in response to the development of the epidemic, medical personnel would be restricted from going abroad. Subsequently, the Ministry of Health and Welfare formulated regulations for medical personnel to go abroad. All hospital medical personnel and social workers, except for meetings, official business or special reasons, are not allowed to go to the epidemic area.