The omission that makes My Vaccine Pass ‘far less useful’

Michael Andrew
Mon, 17 Jan 2022

The omission that makes My Vaccine Pass ‘far less useful’
Professor Michael Baker. (Photo: Supplied)
Michael Andrew
Mon, 17 Jan 2022
An imminent outbreak of the omicron variant in New Zealand will render the vaccine pass far less effective if it does not require evidence of a booster dose, a leading epidemiologist warns.Professor Michael Baker told BusinessDesk relying on the current vaccine pass would “weaken the core purpose of the traffic light system” and said boosters would eventually need to be made mandatory when more people were eligible.“If, more likely when, omicron arrives in NZ, it will make the current My Vaccine Pass far less useful as a marke...

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