How many New Zealanders haven’t caught Covid-19? – Expert Q&A
University of Canterbury | How many New Zealanders haven’t caught Covid-19? – Expert Q&A
University of Canterbury Professor Michael Plank says at least half of New Zealanders have been infected with Covid-19, while those who haven’t are a “significant minority”.
New Zealand’s second Omicron wave might just be easing up, with the latest data showing we seem to be in a downward trend. So are those who never got Covid-19 now in the minority?
The Science Media Centre (SMC) asked experts, including University of Canterbury Professor Michael Plank, about what the latest data says about rates of infection, what we still don’t know, and how this affects wider immunity to the virus.