Connect with us


New Zealand uses science to avoid coronavirus lockdown – Axios

The WHO told Axios NZ’s “unique” approach “may be a stimulus” for more effective contact tracing methods.



post featured image

The World Health Organization praised New Zealand on Thursday for its “unique,” targeted modeling technology and rapid COVID-19 genome sequencing that’s seen the country avoid a lockdown last week despite having four current community cases.
Why it matters: Coronavirus restrictions are growing across the U.S. and Europe, while NZ neighbor South Australia is under a strict lockdown. Geneticist Mike Bunce told Axios that genomic sequencing was “key” to the NZ government’s decision not to reimpose…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

post featured image
Tucson woman loses dad to COVID-19, asks people to wear masks – KOLD
post featured image
Santa Clara County sees record 512 COVID-19 cases in single day, issues 76 business fines – San José Spotlight
post featured image
Doctors identify new pediatric sleep disorder affecting children –