Corona Chronicles: Voices from the Field: Laos


 

   

ラオスにおける新型コロナウィルス対策
--「成功」の背景と今後の展望--

COVID-19対策特別委員会の会見は,「敬愛する皆様」という呼びかけで始まる。3月末から毎日続く会見は複数のフェイスブックでライブ中継され,何千人もの視聴者を集める。内容は国内の検査状況と感染者情報,隔離状況等ほぼ型通りだが,新たな措置・法令に関する説明や個別セクターの報告が盛り込まれることもある。

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Locked-in, Locked-down: COVID-19 in Laos

Laos was the last ASEAN member state to confirm the presence of COVID-19 within its borders. The Lao Vice Minister of Health announced in a televised press conference on 24 March 2020 that two Lao nationals had tested positive for the virus, a day after Myanmar reported its first COVID-19 case. Dispensing with international health confidentiality protocols, the Vice Minister provided the names of the two patients, in addition to more standard information.

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