Coronavirus

Earlier saliva testing could have prevented lockdown: Yale expert

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 Aug 2021

Earlier saliva testing could have prevented lockdown: Yale expert
A covid testing expert suggests faster use of saliva testing could have prevented lockdown. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
Twice-weekly saliva testing on border workers could have prevented the current level 4 countrywide lockdown, says a New Zealander working on leading-edge saliva test science at the Yale School of Public Health.“This delta outbreak could already have been prevented,” research scientist Anne Wyllie told BusinessDesk yesterday from New Haven, Connecticut, where Yale – one of the prestigious US ‘Ivy League’ universities – is based.“There’s been a missed opportunity. They potentially could have prevent...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Primary Sector
Another class action against A2, this time in Auckland
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 18 May 2022

The opt-in class action has been filed in the Auckland High Court and already includes one financial institution. 

Infrastructure
Argosy's property income slips as portfolio's value rises
Jenny Ruth | Wed, 18 May 2022

Argosy will pay out more in dividends than adjusted funds from operations, as foreshadowed a year ago.

Primary Sector
Fed Farmers' Lewis stepping down after 17 years
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 18 May 2022

Federated Farmers board member Chris Lewis said it was time for change within the organisation.

Partner content
What’s driving the ram raids, and what shop owners can do

Scott La Franchie explains the motivations behind the spate of burglaries.

Partner content
Grow your business by taking time to plan

Getting business fundamentals right gives the best chance at beating the unplannable.