End of COVID-zero, uneven vaccination coverage will shape reopening: epidemiologist

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated September 7 2021 - 9:24pm, first published 8:00pm
The test, trace and isolate strategy will need to change as governments shift priorities now COVID-zero is no longer an option, says Professor Catherine Bennett. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Patchy uptake of COVID-19 vaccines across cities and regions means Australia's public health measures are likely to continue well into next year according to a leading epidemiologist.


Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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