New Zealand to offer free Covid-19 vaccines to everyone from mid-2021

A Stuff article.

New Zealand will offer free Covid-19 vaccines to its entire population from the middle of 2021.

The Government said on Thursday it had secured enough vaccines for the whole of New Zealand, and was first planning to vaccinate border workers from the second quarter of 2021, and the rest of the country from mid-year.

Two new agreements have been signed for two-dose vaccines: one for 7.6 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which will cover 3.8 million people; and another for 10.72 million doses of a vaccine from Novovax, enough for 5.36 million people.

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