As parts of Australia go back into lockdown, what hope is there for the rest of the world? One by one, the countries and territories that seemed most on top of the coronavirus are seeing second and third waves of the virus, pointing again to the immense difficulty of containing the pandemic even with partial border closures in place. Australia deploys police, army to enforce border closure amid COVID-19 outbreakHundreds of police officers and army troops are being deployed to enforce the closure of the busy border between Australia's two most populous states as officials grapple to contain a fresh coronavirus outbreak. Battling second virus wave, Australia puts city of Melbourne under lockdownThe new measures threaten to derail the recovery of a country that had enjoyed relative success in conquering the virus. Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne in six-week lockdown after Victoria records 191 new casesGreater Melbourne returns to stage three shutdown after community transmission soars and state records highest one-day increase in cases Melbourne to reimpose six-week lockdown as Australia battles coronavirus outbreakStrict lockdown measures are to be reimposed in Australia's second largest city, as authorities scramble to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections spreading across the country. Australia's 2nd largest city foils nation's pandemic successMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia has been among the world's most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak — with one exception. The southeastern state of Victoria had... Melbourne returns to full lockdown as cases surgeFive million residents of the Australian city are again told to stay at home, as state borders close. Australia to seal off 6.6 million people in virus-hit state as outbreak worsensAustralia will isolate 6.6 million people in the state of Victoria from the rest of the nation at 11.59 p.m. on Tuesday, as authorities take drastic action to control a coronavirus outbreak in the city of Melbourne.