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Coronavirus Covid-19: How NZ's tracers crushed viral spread by more than a third

New Zealand Herald Monday, 10 August 2020
Coronavirus Covid-19: How NZ's tracers crushed viral spread by more than a thirdNew Zealand's Covid-19 tracing system could be much more effective if officials were able to isolate "close contacts" within at least four days of the person who infected them being quarantined.That's the upshot of just-released...
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NZ livestock ship and crew go missing in storm

Japan's coastguard rescued one person in the search for a cargo ship carrying nearly 6,000 cattle and dozens of crew members that went missing in the East China Sea after issuing a distress signal as Typhoon Maysak lashed the region. Libby Hogan reports.

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