Sticking to plan A for COVID comes at a high cost

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Sticking to plan A for COVID comes at a high cost

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Is compulsory COVID-19 testing in keeping with consumers’ rights under the Health and Disability Commissioner regulations, asks Alison Goodwin

Havelock North GP Alison Goodwin raises questions about the cost of the country’s plan for dealing the pandemic. Dr Goodwin is a signatory to a statement released today by a group of doctors about ‘COVID fear

“There are large health costs due to the effects of lockdown and closed borders: loneliness, poverty, unemployment, the inability to grieve properly o