Australia ends “ZeroCovid” policy

… Prime Minister Scott Morrison determined that the country’s approach is not “sustainable” in the face of the more infectious COVID-19 delta variant.

Source: Australia to end ‘covid zero’ policy: ‘Not a sustainable way to live’ | Fox News

We are now in about week 10 of lockdowns in NSW and cases just keep rising. Mitigations generally do not work well, or work at all, and are not sustainable. This is well known in the epidemiology literature but they keep hoping “It’s different this time”.