Coronavirus Elimination in New Zealand, Dire Conditions in U.S. Prisons, and a Case of Whiplash

A roundup of the Covid-19 stories we’re reading today

  • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern summed up her strategy for battling the coronavirus pandemic in four words: “Go hard, go early.” It seems to have worked. Thanks in large part to a very severe lockdown in early March, the country has become one of the only nations in the world declaring to have eliminated the virus, reports the New York Times. (Iceland is another.) The last…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

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Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.