Juliet sat down with the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Dr Michelle Dickinson (aka Nanogirl) for a Q&A session on the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

The trio discussed how the virus infects people, the importance of hand-washing and whether face masks are effective.

Watch on the PM’s Facebook page

Read and watch on the Newshub website

The Ministry of Health has edited the longer discussion into bite-sized clips, available via their YouTube channel. Watch the clips below.

Can I get COVID-19 from surfaces?

 

Does self-isolation work?

 

How many people will recover from COVID-19?

 

Should we all be wearing face masks?

 

What should people do?

 

Will I get sick from being on a plane?