With infection rates slowing throughout the Pacific islands as well as in Australia and New Zealand, talk has begun to turn to exit strategies as the Covid-19 pandemic emergency winds down in the region.
Dear editor, Probably by the year’s end a vaccination for Covid-19 will be available, most likely resulting from a collaboration between Oxford University and Astra-Zeneca. Potentially such a vaccine will end the Covid-19 crisis worldwide, if people agree to be vaccinated.
Papua New Guinea – The prospect of the spread of coronavirus in a country with just 500 doctors and around 5000 hospital beds and which struggles to deal with even routine illnesses has terrified the public, The Guardian reported.
Fiji - How do you upskill Pacific communities to take care of themselves during extreme weather events? And how do you get them to harness their traditional knowledge and skills in adapting to climate change?