11 May 2021

Disability advocate says vaccinations not happening soon enough

From First Up, 5:16 am on 11 May 2021

A disability advocate says they need the Covid-19 vaccine now so that they have a fighting chance. According the Covid-19 New Zealand website, if you have a disability or underlying health condition you can get the vaccine from May, but so far that isn't happening. Claire Freeman is tetraplegic and a clinical health scientist. She told our reporter Ella Stewart that a Covid-19 vaccination is potentially a life-saving event.