As Omicron rages around the world, Ardern deploys an old tactic – delay

The Guardian says In her first press conference of the year, held outside in the central North Island sun, prime minister Jacinda Ardern was almost drowned out by a wave of cicada calls.

As Omicron rages around the world, Ardern deploys an old tactic – delay

The Guardian says In her first press conference of the year, held outside in the central North Island sun, prime minister Jacinda Ardern was almost drowned out by a wave of cicada calls.

The clamour is synonymous with New Zealand summertime, a reminder that the country had managed to snatch a long, hot, largely unrestricted holiday season from the mouth of a late-2021 Delta outbreak.

But as New Zealanders trickle back from vacation to their homes and workplaces, they do so with the knowledge that respite will probably be fleeting.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jan/20/as-omicron-rages-around-the-world-ardern-deploys-an-old-tactic-delay


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