How Melbourne eradicated Covid-19


Life is almost back to normal in Melbourne, Australia. Here’s how they did it.

By Dylan Scott@dylanlscottdylan.scott@vox.com  Dec 4, 2020, 3:00pm EST

n July and August, the Australian state of Victoria was going through a second Covid-19 wave. Local leaders set an improbable goal in the face of that challenge. They didn’t want to just get their Covid-19 numbers down. They wanted to eliminate the virus entirely.

By the end of November, they’d done it.

They have seen no active cases for a full four weeks. Melbourne, the state’s capital and a city with about as many people as the greater Washington, DC, area, is now completely coronavirus-free.

FULL STORY – vox.com

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