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This article written by Jennifer Bouey on China’s response to the coronavirus outbreak was featured in The WorldPost, a publication of the Berggruen Institute. This work is partially based on research from the initiative’s U.S-China Research Group on Global Health and Migration.

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January 28, 2020

Preventing the Coronavirus From Becoming Another SARS

Author: Jennifer Huang Bouey

The coronavirus is the most serious test of China’s strengthened epidemic response system since new measures were established after the 2002 SARS outbreak. Many people are wondering if the coronavirus epidemic that recently erupted in China, with more than 4,500 infected and over 100 killed so far, will repeat the same patterns as SARS.

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