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The full suite of public health measures we have been using fairly consistently across the world like social distancing, face masks, contact tracing, and quarantining led to Taiwan’s COVID victory without ever going into lockdown.
New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that science and scientists can and will deliver results, given the right financial and societal support.
Some people believe that once they get vaccinated they can just forget about coronavirus restrictions. Most, however, seem to understand that vaccines don’t signal the end of the restrictions.
Even if you get vaccinated, you will still wear a mask, work from home if you can, and practice social distancing for many months.
Why the virus just keeps spreading – and what to do about it.