12 Feb 2021

Earlier than expected Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine heads for NZ

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 12 February 2021

The arrival of the country's first Covid-19 vaccine is being hailed as a landmark day.

The first doses of the Pfizer BioNtech vaccine are due to arrive next week, earlier than first signalled by the government.

Border workers are first in line, while a big logistical challenge lies ahead to vaccinate the rest of the population.

Health correspondent Rowan Quinn reports.