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Take COVID-19 lockdown seriously - MWC investigator

25 March 2020

Professor Michael Baker, MWC Associate Investigator at the University of Otago's Department of Public Health, has played a leading role in providing COVID-19-related public health advice to New Zealanders.


Epidemiologist and Public Health Professor Michael Baker has provided expert advice throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Prof Baker was a strong advocate for lockdown measures to control the virus in New Zealand. On the day prior to the country moving to Alert Level 4, he was interviewed on Newstalk ZB during which he urged all New Zealanders to take the lockdown seriously, follow official guidance, and to stay within our 'bubble's as much as possible.