Lately for Monday 19 October 2020
10:20 A new hole in New Zealand's border protection against Covid-19
New Zealand's latest positive case of Covid-19 is a marine electronics engineer who tested positive over the weekend after working on a ship on the same day eight Filipino workers boarded it after recently passing through New Zealand's managed isolation. They were not tested for Covid-19. Karyn speaks with epidemiologist Dr Michael Baker about 'border incursion' - the description for New Zealand's latest form of coronavirus transmission.
10:30 London calling: repeat lockdowns, police brutality and the US Supreme Court
The BBC's Rich Preston joins Karyn with an update on the global view of Covid-19 and whether re-introduced lock-downs are working. He also focuses on the days of protests intensifying in Nigeria as well as the next steps in the selection process for the US Supreme Court.
10:45 Dr Khoon Lim: 3D-printing human tissue
Otago University's Dr Khoon Lim is a biomedical engineer who is working towards 3-D printing blood vessel architecture - veins, arteries and capillaries. Karyn speaks with Dr Lim about his research including how this bio-ink can be used to form the basis of blood vessels and human tissues.