The Social Demography of Covid-19 Delta


Publically available information concerning the scanning, testing, vaccination, covid-catching are examined both to describe the over-time patterns but also to indicate possibly causal linkages to underlying social patterns.

Author Biography

Charles Crothers, AUT

Emeritus Professor, School of Social Sciences


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How to Cite
Crothers, C. (2021). The Social Demography of Covid-19 Delta. Aotearoa New Zealand Journal of Social Issues, 1.
Research Notes