The countries that handled COVID-19 pandemic the worst revealed
New Zealand has emerged as the world leader in controlling COVID-19 with Australia coming in the 8th spot in a new international ranking of political leaders.
Australian think tank the Lowy Institute has ranked countries from around the world in a new interactive tool that crunches the data on confirmed deaths and testing rates.
Finding Australia is in the Top 10 countries in the world to tackle COVID 19, it also ranks smaller countries including Vietnam, Iceland, Thailand, Cyprus and Rwanda as top performers.
The worst country in the world to handle the pandemic according to the Lowy Institute was Brazil, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Iran and the United States which is ranked as the 94th country for performance in a list of 98 countries.
Surprisingly, the United Kingdom is ranked only…