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All eyes on Pfizer as vaccines run short

Andy Fyers
Wed, 30 Jun 2021

All eyes on Pfizer as vaccines run short
Vaccine supply is running short, but the government is confident more will arrive in time.
Andy Fyers
Wed, 30 Jun 2021
As of midnight last night (June 29) New Zealand has enough covid-19 vaccine doses in stock to continue to vaccinate at the current rate for just under one week.That means if the weekly shipment of vaccines from Pfizer did not arrive as promised early next week, there would be a period with no vaccines available.Because there will be no vaccines in reserve, the size of next week's shipment would need to be above 130,000 doses to at least keep up the current rate of vaccination – about 18,500 per day.All in all, it makes for a very tigh...

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