PBS NewsHour

Lessons from Australia's successful COVID-19 response

Clip: 05/11/2021 | 8m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Australia has been one of the most successful countries in the world at keeping COVID-19 in check. It combined strict lockdowns with consistent messages from scientists and politicians. While the daily average number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. over the last week was 39,000, Australia’s was just 13 — despite low vaccination rates. Nick Schifrin reports on the factors that made that possible.

Aired: 05/11/21

Rating: NR

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