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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/09/world/asia/coronavirus-hong-kong-singapore-taiwan.html

Why Coronavirus Cases Have Spiked in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan

This article contains information on a spike in coronavirus cases in the countries of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, with the first cases coming from Wuhan, China these countries have began to notice that new cases are more commonly linked to imported cases such as students, tour groups, and migrant worker than local transmissions. A geographical concepts that could be that a majority of the Taiwan population is Chinese and Taiwan is also described as an asian tiger which means that Taiwan's growth is mainly in exports but with sophisticated finance and trade. These two can be an way to explain what the travel to Taiwan could be for and why cases have increased due to outside sources.

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