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Institute of Medical Laboratory Science president on report into PCR test failures

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Newstalk ZB,
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Tue, 14 Jun 2022, 7:04pm
(Photo / Dean Purcell)
(Photo / Dean Purcell)

Institute of Medical Laboratory Science president on report into PCR test failures

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 14 Jun 2022, 7:04pm

A review has found that the Ministry of Health failed to accurately estimate our lab capacity.

At the start of the year, Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall claimed that we had the ability to surge to 70,000 PCR tests per day.

The claim turned out to be wildly inaccuarate.

New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science president Terry Taylor joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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