30 Oct 2019

Community pharmacists to deliver MMR vaccinations

From Morning Report, 8:38 am on 30 October 2019

Pharmacists will soon be able to give MMR vaccinations in the latest step in the government's efforts to to stop the measles outbreak.

Trained vaccinators will be able immunise people aged over 16 in the 450 pharmacies across the country.

Associate Minister of Health Julie Anne Genter announced the details of the new initiative on Wednesday morning and spoke to Susie Ferguson about the move.