Tyee contributing editor Andrew Nikiforuk, author of two books on pandemics, performs a weekly check-up on six countries with varying approaches to containing the pandemic among their populations, noting the debates and results within each. The nations are: Brazil, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea and Sweden.
In This Series
What We Can Learn from Six Countries’ Pandemic Battle Plans
From Brazil’s complacency to New Zealand’s bid to wipe out COVID-19, a look at the options. First in a series.
Debates Roil Sweden and New Zealand, Whose Pandemic Policies Are Opposite
Plus, check-ins with four more nations fighting COVID-19 in different ways.
How South Korea Is Winning the COVID-19 Battle
Plus, check-ins with five more nations fighting COVID-19 in different ways.
Brazil’s Descent into COVID-19 Hell
Plus check-ins with five more nations fighting the pandemic in different ways.