8 Dec 2020

Vaccine hesitancy in New Zealand

From Lately, 10:44 pm on 8 December 2020

Three companies have led the race to produce the first Covid-19 vaccine out of ten contenders and the UK is looking to roll out doses before christmas.  But ending the pandemic is not quite as simple as having an accessible and affordable vaccine.  A recent study by The Lancet found that 30 percernt of New Zealanders consider themselves vaccine sceptics. Karyn talks to professor of law at University of Waikato, Claire Breen about where vaccine hesitancy comes from and how to resolve it.

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Photo: AFP