It is well understood that in Korea, the COVID19 epidemic was stopped with relatively few fatalities. The total numbers are 8,799 infected with only 102 deaths. By contrast, Italy as of now has 53,000 cases and more than 4800 dead. Today is Saturday, March 21, 2020. On Thursday, March 19, 2020 the number of fatalities was 3,405. That means 1400 people have died in less than two days.
In the United States, 20 days ago President Donald Trump announced we had 15 cases and would soon be down to zero.” We now have 24,7833 cases.
The difference between the way South Korea handled this can be found at this LINK.
The United States, led by a mentally disordered President put in place by a foreign power and enabled by Russian collaborators in the Senate like Mitch McConnell, has downplayed the epidemic to improve his election chances, ignoring intelligence reports months ago warning of this and eliminating the global pandemic team.