10 Nov 2020

NZ on the list to receive the first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

From Lately, 10:29 pm on 10 November 2020

Early results of a large-scale trial run by American drug company Pfizer show its Covid-19 vaccine appears to be more than 90 percent effective. Karyn summarises conversations about the vaccine's development with Professor David Murdoch of Otago University and Minister for Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods.

A health care worker holds an injection syringe of the phase 3 vaccine trial, developed against the novel coronavirus pandemic by the US Pfizer and German BioNTech company, at the Ankara University Ibni Sina Hospital in Ankara, Turkey on October 27, 2020.

Photo: AFP / Anadolu Agency