19 Nov 2020

Ashley Bloomfield aiming for high uptake on any Covid-19 vaccine

From Morning Report, 7:16 am on 19 November 2020

New Zealand has a new agreement to purchase a vaccine for Covid-19, provided it works.

The government has signed up to buy enough doses of a Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine for the entire population. The vaccine has not yet finished clinical trials.

Corin Dann speaks to Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield.