The WHO was informed on December 31, 2019 about pneumonia from China with an unknown cause. China reacted on January 7, 2020 and the best immediately on December 31, 2019 with strategic measures.
Out of 429 reported cases, 374 are infected from abroad! The best has only 55 local infections to report in about 24 million people. No new infections for 1 week!
Schools, shops, companies and general public life have continued to exist since December 31, 2019. The economic damage is also significantly less.
Due to the in-house development of a mobile PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test, the waiting time could be shortened extremely. These were already used across borders on January 1, 2020.
Two antiviral drugs (a nucleotide analog and an RNA polymerase inhibitor) have been synthesized and are considered potential COVID-19 drugs.
It has been possible to isolate virus strains from patients in order to synthesize the spike protein. A key material in vaccine development.