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As Delta Covid-19 variant keeps Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand on edge, could Israel and Britain offer lessons?

From Australia to Hong Kong, the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant is exposing the vulnerability of zero-Covid economies with low vaccination rates.While many Asia-Pacific economies have controlled the pandemic with strict border controls, the rapid spread of the variant has provided a stark reminder that temporary restrictions are no substitute to mass immunisation.At the same time, the experiences of highly-vaccinated countries such as Britain and Israel, where deaths from the…

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