19 Jun 2020

Can we really seal ourselves off from Covid-19?

From Morning Report, 8:16 am on 19 June 2020

The Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has apologised for the quarantine control fiasco of recent days and says he is committed to ensuring the border is watertight.

With a global pandemic raging off shore, and hundreds still arriving back into the country, how realistic is it to think we can successfully seal ourselves off from Covid-19?

Professor Michael Plank is from the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Canterbury.