Iceland, an island nation with a population of 395,000, has figured out how to defeat COVID-19 by using a variety of scientific approaches. What can the United States learn from their experience? Newt’s guest is Dr. Kári Stefánsson, M.D., founder and CEO of Iceland-based deCODE Genetics.
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Guest: Kári Stefánsson
How Iceland Hammered COVID with Science – Nature
Iceland COVID Response
Iceland Hopes to Vaccinate 75% of Nation By April – Iceland Review
What’s the Status of COVID-19 in Iceland? – Iceland Review
Visiting Iceland COVID Restrictions – IcelandAir
Gene-Mapping Champion Iceland Leads the Way in COVID Sequencing – MedicalXpress
COVID-19 in Iceland: Case Numbers Drop as Authorities Urge Continued Caution – Iceland Review
New COVID Variants
First U.S. Case of Highly Transmissible Brazil Coronavirus Variant Identified in Minnesota – Washington Post