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Newcastle pharmacists say rapid antigen tests are 'rare as hen's teeth'

Ethan Hamilton
By Ethan Hamilton
Updated December 30 2021 - 1:06am, first published December 29 2021 - 7:00am

CHEMISTS from Cessnock to Nelson Bay are struggling to meet self-test kit demand with some pharmacists selling "about 100 boxes per hour" as COVID cases surge.

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Ethan Hamilton

Ethan Hamilton

Journalist

Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. He is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. Twitter: @ethanjham

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