An expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFPAn expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFP
An expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFP

Pacific islands, Antarctic bases: coronavirus-free living in some of Earth’s most isolated places

  • The microstate of Palau is among a dwindling number of places that still report zero Covid-19 cases, alongside Samoa and Antarctica
  • Remoteness and strict travel restrictions seem to have acted as a buffer, but are not certain to halt the relentless march of the disease
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An expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFPAn expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFP
An expeditioner watches the Aurora Australis at the ADD's Davis Station in Antarctica, the only coronavirus-free continent. Photo: AFP
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