27 Jan 2020

National says govt needs to do more in coronavirus outbreak

From First Up, 5:53 am on 27 January 2020

Back home, and health staff will begin meeting passengers on flights arriving from China today - as the number of countries with known cases of Coronavirus reaches twelve. A public health nurse will be available at both Auckland and Christchurch International airports looking for signs of the Wuhan strain of coronavirus, after four confirmed cases in Australia. The first flight of the day due to land in about 40 minutes time. Health Minister David Clark says the risk of an outbreak in New Zealand remains low, but they're increasing the response at the border as a precaution. The National Party's Health Spokesman Michael Woodhouse joins me now.