20 Oct 2021

'Absurd' to aim for vaccination averages for ages and not ethnicities - expert

From Midday Report, 12:42 pm on 20 October 2021

A Pacific public health expert is warning it's absurd and unrealistic not to ensure all ethnicities reach vaccination milestones before opening up and easing restrictions.

94 community cases were announced yesterday; most of them in Auckland and there are now 183 mystery cases from the past fortnight.

Auckland University associate professor Collin Tukuitonga told Māni Dunlop that shows the outbreak is out of control.