Covid 19: NZ resets approach with faster vaccine roll-out, border re-opening trial this year

A Stuff article.

The Government has announced a sweeping reset of its Covid-19 approach, with a sped-up vaccine programme and border opening trials this year.

Everyone aged 16 or over will be eligible for their first vaccine dose from September 1, but will wait twice as long between doses, as the Government doubles the time between doses from three to six weeks.

And vaccinated workers will be able to participate in a pilot scheme from October where they can travel overseas and then self-isolate at home, rather than going into managed isolation.

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