Countries that focused on keeping virus spread near zero got their economies moving faster than others

Countries that took measures aimed at near-zero coronavirus-infection rates did a much better job at increasing “discretionary mobility” (getting people back out shopping, commuting, and working) than did those that balanced higher infection rates with fewer restrictions on economic activity.

To read the article, see “COVID-19: Saving thousands of lives and trillions in livelihoods,” August 17, 2020.