Exploring cultures and communities – the slow way

There are some small populated islands off the coast of Sicily which have never recorded a single COVID infection. And, by comparison with many European countries, Iceland has consistently shown low incidence rates.

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While some parts of Europe, such as Georgia, Sweden and Britain, still struggle with stubbornly high COVID rates, some island communities have managed to effectively eradicate the virus for extended periods. The situation can change quickly, but as we go to press Iceland has been COVID free for some weeks while Malta, which tops the European league table for the vaccinated percentage of its population, has incidence rates only marginally above zero.

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This article was published in hidden europe 64.