Australia Tests The Limits Of A Zero Covid Strategy
Alyssa Leng, Research Associate, Lowy Institute
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Despite prolonged lockdowns in several cities, Covid-19 cases continue to rise, raising questions about the sustainability of Australia's "zero-Covid strategy". Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signaled a shift to an endemic strategy once vaccinations reach the 80% threshold. However, the plan is hampered by a slow vaccination roll-out and lack of consensus with state governments on Covid-19 management. We discuss the state of play Down Under with Alyssa Leng of the Lowy Institute.
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