23 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Chief Science Advisor on effect of global lockdowns

From Checkpoint, 5:23 pm on 23 March 2020

"At this point there is cause for alarm and that's why such drastic measures have been taken so early," the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor Juliet Gerrard says.

She speaks to Lisa Owen about the worldwide measures that will hopefully curb the rate of transmission in New Zealand, as the country prepares for lockdown.