6 Dec 2022

Decision reserved on whether baby needing operation should receive unvaccinated blood

4:07 pm on 6 December 2022
The High Court at Auckland

The High Court at Auckland. Photo: RNZ / Simon Rogers

A hearing into whether a baby should receive blood from an unvaccinated person during a heart operation has ended, with the judge reserving his decision.

At the High Court in Auckland a short time ago, Justice Gault said he had not yet decided if he would deliver reasons with his decision or release results with reasons to follow.

He told the court he was conscious of the urgency involved.

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