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Managing the Pandemic: How New Zealand got it right


Why have Australia and New Zealand been so successful at managing COVID-19?

New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced this week that the country has eliminated the novel coronavirus, but warned that residents must stay vigilant. Neighboring Australia has also experienced relatively high success in battling COVID-19. Nick Schifrin reports on how the Pacific nations have kept their losses from the pandemic low compared to other countries.

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'I did a little dance': PM Ardern declares New Zealand Covid-19 free

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern, at parliament in Wellington, says there are no active cases of Covid-19 in the country. Ardern says she did a 'little dance' when she found out the news. 'I showed (my daughter) Neve. She was caught a little by surprise but she joined in, having absolutely no idea why I was dancing around the lounge,' she says.
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