Covid-19 research shows higher risk for Māori and Pacific people

07 September 2020

"Our results show that if COVID-19 were allowed to become more widespread in New Zealand, it would have a devastating impact on Māori and Pacific communities."

  • Michael Plank

    Mathematics Professor Michael Plank contributes to an article on The Conversation.

Professor Michael Plank collaborates with Andrew Sporle, Kate Hannah and Nicholas Styen (University of Auckland), Melissa McLeod (University of Otago) on research that shows if Covid-19 were allowed to become more widespread Aotearoa New Zealand, it would have a devasting impact on Māori and Pasific communities. 

Read the article on The Conversation. 

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