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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.

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