ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel discusses the latest on COVID as infections rise among children and a highly infectious omicron subvariant continues to spread across the country.
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ABC News medical contributor and physician at Stanford Children’s health Dr. Alok Patel discusses the latest on the highly transmissible subvariant as Moderna prepares its variant-specific booster.
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The Ministry’s Chief Science Advisor, Dr Ian Town will host a media briefing at 1.30pm today to provide updates on the COVID-19 response – specifically, on the surveillance measures for monitoring new variants of the virus in Aotearoa.
Dr Town will be joined by the Ministry’s Chief Testing Advisor, Kirsten Beynon, and the Ministry’s Lead Science Advisor, Dr Fiona Callaghan.
For the latest information on COVID-19 please visit the Ministry of Health website – https://www.health.govt.nz/covid-19
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