While millions of people around the world are coping with COVID-19 lockdowns, scientists and support staff in Antarctica are preparing to ‘lockdown’ for their winter isolation. They will be completely cut off from the rest of the world in the extreme cold and dark for several months.

Here an Indian scientist shares his thoughts on life in isolation and watching world events from the remoteness of the only COVID-free continent on Earth:

https://scroll.in/article/961672/a-dispatch-from-an-indian-base-in-antarctica-lockdown-on-the-only-continent-untouched-by-covid-19

This article gives a wide perspective on life in Antarctica during a pandemic and its impact on science and tourism:

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/life-in-antarctica-during-the-pandemic/index.html

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