Reply to post: Re: Which is more important, Privacy or Death?

Taiwan collars coronavirus quarantine scofflaws with smartphone geo-fences. So, which nation will be next?

sanmigueelbeer Silver badge

Re: Which is more important, Privacy or Death?

It's impossible to kill it completely even with extreme lockdowns.

Correct.

The objective of this exercise is lower the infection rate (so ICUs won't be overrun unnecessarily) and increase survival/lower death rate.

Most importantly, this also allows science to buy precious time to find a vaccine and test is appropriately.

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