19 Nov 2021

Covid-19: NZ team to bolster PNG health workforce

From Morning Report, 7:42 am on 19 November 2021

A New Zealand emergency team sent to Papua New Guinea this week to support the Covid-19 response wants to give local health workers more confidence about treating the virus.

PNG has been struggling with a third wave of the pandemic which has seen hospitals around the country overwhelmed.

Just 1.7% of the population is vaccinated.

Johnny Blades reports.