Opinion

Coronavirus mapping must go beyond the sick to the well

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:25pm, first published March 20 2020 - 1:01am
Only mass screenings will tell us about the true dynamics of COVID-19. Picture: Shutterstock

Three months into the COVID-19 pandemic and there is a glaring gap in the knowledge base that must now be urgently addressed. Australia, with the receipt of a million testing kits this week, and, it is to be hoped, more on the way, is in a good position to fill this gap so as to achieve better planning of its anti-COVID-19 measures, as well as those of the global campaign.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.