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Time to call in a delta 'Red Team' - Gluckman

Brent Melville
Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Elimination isn't a viable strategy (Image: Supplied)
Brent Melville
Fri, 17 Sep 2021
Elimination is no longer an option unless NZ wants to live with current barriers indefinitely, a former chief science advisor to the prime minister Peter Gluckman says.He wants to see the formation of a ‘red team’, an apolitical group tasked with helping the government steer the country back out of covid.Gluckman, who heads the Auckland University’s think tank Koi Tū, suggests a team of diverse experts with “access to all that government has access to, with no responsibility in the management of it” is necessary to...

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