The places that successfully contained Covid-19 and why others are not following their lead

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    Health authorities are warning of surges in Covid-19 infections as the winter holiday season approaches in the northern hemisphere and case numbers in many areas reach record daily highs. Some countries and regions have managed to successfully contain the spread of the coronavirus that causes the disease. Here is a look at containment measures that have worked and why more governments are not modelling the success stories.

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    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

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    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
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