Tagged: Omicron

The Omicron waves – Comparing Aotearoa NZ and Australia in four key graphs - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Apr 12, 2022

Dr Jennifer Summers, Prof Michael Baker, Prof Nick Wilson* Summers J, Baker M, Wilson N. The Omicron waves – Comparing Aotearoa NZ and Australia in four key graphs. Public Health Expert Blog. 12 April 2022. In this blog we explore the first Covid-19 Omicron variant waves in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ). We find that Australia’s first Omicron wave … Read More

No, catching Omicron is not ‘inevitable’ – here’s why we should all still avoid the virus - COVID-19

Guest Author Mar 09, 2022

David Welch, University of Auckland and Nigel French, Massey University Aotearoa New Zealand has entered new COVID territory, characterised by high vaccination rates but also the rapid spread of the Omicron variant and rising numbers of hospitalisations. As we approach the peak of this wave, some have suggested it would be better to drop remaining public health measures, … Read More