Mass testing is a particular strength, but the key may lie in genetics. Having an overwhelmingly homogeneous population that's been studied in depth is an advantage.
Variety is now confirming that the incident took place.
Iceland locals shared the faux pas they often see visitors committing.
And the community that has gone from hunting and eating them, to rescuing them.
From Angela Merkel to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, women in government face a gendered dress code. Here's how women around the world subvert it.
The Icelandic band rose to popularity in 2011. A world tour, acclaim and a "Game of Thrones" cameo followed. Now they're in a "Fever Dream."
The vice president's arrival at Keflavik Airport with armed military entourage reportedly set eyes popping.
A company in Reykjavik swapped its flags for rainbow Pride ones ahead of the vice president's visit.
A plaque on the former glacier warns that all glaciers might be gone within 200 years.
Scientists are memorializing Iceland's first glacier lost to global warming with a poignant "letter to the future."