Australia Close To Eliminating Community Transmission Of Novel Coronavirus, Serves As Model For Other Nations
Washington Post: Australia has almost eliminated the coronavirus — by putting faith in science
“…Australia has become a pandemic success story. The nation of 26 million is close to eliminating community transmission of the coronavirus, having defeated a second wave just as infections surge again in Europe and the United States. No cases were reported on the island continent Thursday, and only seven since Saturday, besides travelers in hotel quarantine. … As North America, Europe, India, Brazil, and other regions and countries struggle to bring tens of thousands of daily infections under control, Australia provides a real-time road map for democracies to manage the pandemic. Its experience, along with New Zealand’s, also shows that success in containing the virus isn’t limited to East Asian states (Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan) or those with authoritarian leaders (China, Vietnam)…” (Patrick, 11/5).