Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand | NEJM
How did New Zealand eliminate community transmission of COVID-19? Good old fashioned public health measures, strong decisive leadership, along with a high degree of trust between government and citizens. Fantastic paper from Michael Baker in
Elimination = reduction to zero of new infections in defined geographical area. Congratulations to all New Zealanders, but particularly those who had the courage to make an aspirational public health target the national strategy.
Successful elimination of Covid-19 in new Zealand - NEJM
Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand | NEJM
While this may appear to meet one definition f local elimination, It is quite temporary & would need to b sustained for several years b4 certification Thus the report is premature Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand | NEJM
There is hope for beating #COVID19. "Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand" | NEJM
A really nicely done figure of policies implemented in New Zealand in response to #covid19. Attribution though is a separate matter. From correspondence “Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand”
Not a smart idea to prematurely declare "successful elimination" in any country with the pandemic still raging.
New Zealand has effectively eliminated COVID-19, and public life is largely back to pre-pandemic normality. How? A decisive, science-based response
Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand
Successful Elimination of Covid-19 Transmission in New Zealand