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How countries are dealing with Coronavirus: lockdowns, social distancing, testing and herd immunity

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With the UK becoming the latest country to do so - and with a fifth of the world in lockdown - nations around the world are beginning to follow a similar pattern in terms of how they’re tackling the coronavirus. Albeit on different schedules.

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In this video we look at different approaches taken to tackling Covid-19: social distancing, lockdowns, mass testing and herd immunity. These are different approaches to the same issue: stoping the spread and trying to flatten the curve, that’s the idea that in fighting this pandemic - we need to slow the rate of infections to give hospitals the chance to deal with patients without being overwhelmed - as well as giving us more time to find remedies and vaccines.

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