1m vaccine delivery boost for July

Jem Traylen
Tue, 08 Jun 2021

Jem Traylen
Tue, 08 Jun 2021
Today’s government announcement of a million more doses of the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine being delivered in July will allow vaccination of under half of the high priority groups scheduled to receive the jab first.The high priority groups total 2.23 million people, according to the Ministry of Health website and therefore require nearly 4.5 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, which needs two doses to be effective.The July delivery will double the total number of Pfizer doses received this year to more than 1.9 million – enough to full...

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