TAIPEI - MARCH 19 : Taipei metro staff in the MRT station monitor the temperatures of passengers with a thermal scanner on March 19, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong have had more successful approaches in battling the pandemic given their experience with SARS in 2003. According to CDC current totals the Coronavirus ( COVID-19) has now affected 235,939 globally, killing 9,874. It has spread to 157 countries.
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