A field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via APA field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via AP
A field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via AP

Can Antarctica maintain its coronavirus-free streak?

  • Antarctica is the only continent without any reported Covid-19 cases so far
  • But as nearly 1,000 scientists gear up for the new research season, a global effort wants to make sure incoming visitors don’t bring the virus with them

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via APA field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via AP
A field guide at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica in January 2020. Photo: Robert Taylor/British Antarctic Survey via AP
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