Covid-19: PM says government approval for Pfizer vaccine possible next week

A Stuff article.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government could green-light a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as next Wednesday, and that New Zealand is keeping pace with Australia’s vaccine rollout.

The first batch of the Pfizer vaccine is due to arrive before the end of March to vaccinate those working at the border, but the country’s medicine regulator, MedSafe, has not yet approved it.

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