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MBIE's push key to antigen testing breakthrough

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 14 Oct 2021

MBIE's push key to antigen testing breakthrough
MBIE deputy secretary Suzanne Stew has been singled out for praise for sorting out antigen testing (Image supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 14 Oct 2021
Business leaders are praising the efforts of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for the unprecedented speed with which the government changed its tune on the importation of rapid covid tests.The intervention of associate finance minister, David Parker, and the minister for economic and regional development, Stuart Nash, are also seen as instrumental in supporting the associate health minister, Ayesha Verrall, in breaking the bureaucratic logjam that stymied proposals for new covid-19 health initiatives.“As we enter a new...

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