Global Citizens' Evaluation of Government Policies Regarding COVID-19
As COVID-19 spreads quickly and covertly, agile responses and decision-making are crucial for further preventing the disease in a society. During the crisis, some countries have been pointed to be an exemplar for fighting against COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) has mentioned South Korea as a model country to act against the epidemic. Meanwhile, the neighboring country, Japan, was unable to maneuver this emergency as fast as possible and was harshly criticized for its handling of a mass outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Also, Taiwan was expected to be one of the most affected regions considering the geographic proximity with mainland China; yet, the virus did not seriously impact on people's daily lives. Therefore, Taiwan Model to combat the pandemic was known to the world.
A government's effective administrative ability is of significance since it closely related to the people's everyday lives. Through the COVID-19 experience, countries which have damaged a lot should learn and adopt a good paragon of prevention measures.