Context: As cases surge, Austria has become the first European country to lockdown.
Two-Thirds of the population is vaccinated and yet Austria has still locked down.
Why this matters: The lockdown is likely to be a sign to come for other western countries.
Along with the lockdown Austria has mandated that all residents will need the vaccine by February 1st.
The view of freedom outside of America is much less strong and a new attempt to lockdown in the U.S. could prove troublesome.
What they are saying: