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New Zealand to start coronavirus vaccinations on February 20 – ABC News

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the country’s COVID-19 inoculation program will begin on February 20, brought forward by taking receipt of the Pfizer-BioNTech…

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New Zealand’s COVID-19 inoculation program will begin on February 20, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced, bringing forward the schedule after the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was received earlier than anticipated.
Key points:

  • New Zealand has enough vaccine to cover its population of five million, but the rollout will take months
  • The vaccination program will have no immediate impact on the stalled trans-Tasman travel “bubble”
  • About 12,000 border workers will be vaccinated first

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