Big test of health IT systems coming with vaccine roll-out

Peter Griffin
Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Peter Griffin
Thu, 18 Feb 2021
A sense of calm settled over me on Monday night as I watched TV footage of a Singapore Airlines jet pulling up on the tarmac at Auckland Airport.The plane arrived at a city in lockdown carrying 60,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech covid-19 vaccine, delivered directly from Belgium where it was manufactured. That’s enough to vaccinate 30,000 people. Surely, I thought, it spells the start of a more sustainable effort to contain this virus and my octogenarian family members will get their jabs before too long. But the vaccine roll-ou...

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