Government reviewing Covid safety measures for teachers

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The Ministry of Education is reviewing whether teachers and other staff across schools and early childhood centres should be required to be vaccinated.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said they are “very conscious” of how vulnerable children are to the virus, with many still unable to be vaccinated.

Under the Ministry of Health’s current guidelines, only children aged 12 years old and above are elligable for the Covid-19 vaccine in New Zealand.

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