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Iceland employs detective work, testing and quarantine in coronavirus fight
NBC News - 3/28/2020 12:51:00 AM
We are using science and the best evidence there is," Iceland’s health director, Dr. Alma Moeller, says.

Coronavirus: Iceland boss urges Britons to ignore Boris Johnson's advice on shopping
The Independent on - 3/27/2020 12:11:00 PM
Healthy people should go against Boris Johnson’s advice and visit supermarkets in person to free up delivery slots for the elderly and vulnerable, the managing director of Iceland has said. Richard Walker said while the company has “done their best” to restrict online orders to those most in need,

Go to supermarkets if you’re healthy, says Iceland boss
PA Media on - 3/27/2020 8:52:21 AM
Richard Walker said those who are able to should visit stores in order to free up delivery slots for the elderly and the vulnerable.

What infection rates in Iceland and Australia may reveal about how COVID-19 could spread in the US
YAHOO! - 3/24/2020 8:35:00 PM
Research into the possible effects of heat, humidity and population density on the transmission of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has led some to consider that warmer weather during spring and summe

How Iceland tested the most people for COVID-19 per-capita in the world
NBC News - 3/26/2020 1:18:00 AM
Due to its small population, Iceland has now tested more people per-capita for the coronavirus than any other nation in the world.

Iceland Unveils Historic Economic Package to Fight Crisis
Bloomberg on - 3/22/2020 8:41:47 PM
Iceland is introducing emergency measures worth 8% of gross domestic product to counter the impact of the coronavirus. The 230 billion krona ( $1.6 billion) package includes state guarantees on bridge loans to businesses and the payment of as much as 75% of people’s lost salaries over the next 2 1/2 months,

Iceland's Answer To 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Has One Major Difference And It Needs a Litter Box
Newsweek - 3/24/2020 2:27:00 PM
Iceland has its own highest-rated reality show, starring a family of famous daughters much like Keeping Up With The Kardashians, but there's a much a major difference. The daughters aren't human. But,

US B-2 stealth bombers teamed up with Norwegian F-35s for another flight over Iceland
Business Insider - 3/19/2020 6:12:00 PM
The stealth bomber's second trip to Iceland's airspace comes as NATO focuses more on the Arctic.

UPDATE 1-Iceland's central bank to buy treasury bonds to aid economy
Reuters - 3/23/2020 12:57:00 PM
COPENHAGEN, March 23 (Reuters) - Iceland’s central bank said on Monday it would start buying up treasury bonds in order to boost liquidity and support government plans to increase spending to help the economy weather the coronavirus outbreak.

Inside Iceland's unique response to combating coronavirus
YAHOO! - 3/28/2020 12:20:00 AM
Gestur Palmason has spent the past few weeks running down leads and profiling suspects, but those whom the veteran police detective is chasing aren’t criminals, they are coronavirus carriers. The 40-year-old with a shaved head is part of a team of “contact tracers” operating at Iceland’s National Crisis Coordination Center,