About Taiwan’s team that contained the deadly Covid-19. The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)!

  1. December 27th, 2019 — A cluster of mysterious, suspected pneumonia cases was notified by a Wuhan hospital to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and health commission.
  2. December 31st, 2019 — Wuhan CDC disclosed to the media regarding a cluster of cases in Wuhan province related to Huanan Seafood Market.
  3. January 2nd, 2020 — Taiwan setup a Response Team to respond to the mystery pneumonia epidemic in Wuhan, China.
  4. January 20th, 2020 — Level 3 Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) was established to integrate the administration, academic, medical and private sector to fight against the outbreak with Dr. Jin-Haw Chou, the Director General of Taiwan Centers for Disease Control as the commander.
  5. January 23rd, 2020 — CECC was upgraded to level 2 as the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed on January 21st. Dr. Shih-Chung Chen, the Minister of Health and Welfare served as the commander to coordinate and mobilize resources from a cross-ministry perspective, including the ministries of interior, transportation, foreign affairs, economics, labor, education, environment, etc. as well as private stakeholders to fight against COVID-19.
  6. February 27, 2020 — Level 1 of the CECC was established due to the global epidemic situation getting worse. Dr. Shih-Chung Chen, the Minister of Health and Welfare was designated by the Premier as the commander to coordinate and mobilize resources from across ministries and private stakeholders to fight against COVID-19.
  • Epidemic Intelligence Group
  • Border Quarantine Group
  • Community Epidemic Control Group
  • Healthcare Response Group
  • Resource Coordination Group
  • Research and Development Group
  • Information Management Group
  • Administration Group
  • Public Information Group
CECC Framework. Image Source: Taiwan CDC
Dr. Shih-Chung Chen. Image Source: New Indian Express

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