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Scanning the second waves: how Victoria’s COVID-19 response compares – The Age

The Victorian dominated second wave put the nation in the same place as many countries, not any longer so what does the data say about what has happened since?

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Latrobe University epidemiologist Hassan Vally said it was reasonable to compare the infection curves of different countries, but that it was important to understand the limitations of those comparisons.
“Australia is very different to those countries – we are in a different hemisphere and there are lots of cultural differences,” Associate Professor Vally said.
Deakin University epidemiology chair Catherine Bennett said the northern hemispheres autumn and winter provided conditions favourable for…

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