17 Dec 2021

Omicron in MIQ - what do we know about the variant

From Midday Report, 12:14 pm on 17 December 2021

The Ministry of Health has confirmed at least one case of the Omicron variant in a managed isolation facility in Christchurch.

The variant is spreading quickly overseas and scientists are racing to find out as much as possible.

Māni Dunlop spoke to University of Otago virologist, Dr Jemma Geoghegan.