The Covid-19 Response Minister said everyone in New Zealand will "not necessarily" need to be vaccinated before allowing in people from overseas, however.
The team of five million is on the bench, and ready to play, if only the Government would call on them, says Rob Campbell.
Australian microbiologist Dominic Dwyer, one of the WHO investigators sent to Wuhan to search for the cause of the global pandemic, says a laboratory leak is the least likely scenario.
Crave owner Nigel Cottle told Q+A he’s supportive of the Government’s overall response to Covid-19 but thinks a Minister for Hospitality might be needed.
Six Kiwis overseas share their varied experiences over the last year of living in a global pandemic with Q+A’s Whena Owen.
The Covid-19 Response Minister says it confirms there’s only one cluster, but its size is still unknown.
The National Party leader also says the police should be used to check up on those supposed to be isolating who can’t be contacted.
The epidemiologist says the decision by the Government to move up an alert level is never taken lightly.
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