14 May 2021

70 per cent of NZ could be vaccinated by Xmas with GPs on board

From First Up, 5:44 am on 14 May 2021

The country's largest primary care organisation believes that with GPs now part of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, 70 per cent of the population could have the jab by Christmas. The Ministry revealed yesterday that it hopes between 50-thousand and 70-thousand people will be able to be vaccinated each day at health hubs, GP clinics and at Pharmacies when the programme is rolled out to the wider population in July. Our producer Matthew Theunissen spoke with Procare's medical director, Allan Moffitt, and began by asking whether GPs are ready to start vaccinating their patients.