What do countries need to do to implement effective ‘find, test, trace, isolate and support’ systems? – Selina Rajan, Jonathan D. Cylus, Martin Mckee, 2020

Any country thinking of easing COVID-19 lockdowns must be confident that they have a robust system in place to find, test, trace, isolate and support new cases. This is essential if they are to minimise the risks of a second wave going out of control. The theory is simple. Anyone with symptoms is tested and, if positive, their contacts are traced and advised or instructed to isolate. The reality…