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How New Zealand Got Rid of a Virus that Keeps Spreading Across the World

How New Zealand Got Rid of a Virus that Keeps Spreading Across the World

On Sunday, New Zealand will mark 100 days without community transmission of COVID-19. From the first known case imported into New Zealand on February 26 to the last case of community transmission detected on May 1, elimination took 65 days. New Zealand relied on three types of measures to get…

U.S. Breaks Record With Over 77,000 New Coronavirus Cases in Single Day

U.S. Breaks Record With Over 77,000 New Coronavirus Cases in Single Day

The U.S. recorded 77,255 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, setting a depressing new world record. The U.S. has the worst outbreak on the planet right now, but it’s probably more accurate to say this new record was broken last week. Why? The largest private testing lab in the country…

New Zealand Hospitals Discharged Their Only Remaining Covid-19 Patient

New Zealand Hospitals Discharged Their Only Remaining Covid-19 Patient

New Zealand continues to be one of the few success stories during the covid-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, health officials announced that the country’s sole remaining patient hospitalized with covid-19 was discharged. The good news is more validation of the country’s aggressive strategy to try eliminating the disease within their borders,…