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'More questions than answers': What's the omicron plan?

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 26 Jan 2022

'More questions than answers': What's the omicron plan?
Vaccination remains the most effective weapon. (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 26 Jan 2022
The government today announced a three-phase public health response to omicron that will eventually see isolation periods reduced along with the increased use of rapid antigen tests.“Through the course of managing omicron, we will be taking a phased approach. As case numbers grow, both testing and isolation approaches will change in response,” associate health minister Ayesha Verrall said.Verrall said the government is setting out the changes ahead of large case numbers to give people a clearer idea of what to expect.“Almost n...

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