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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A vaccine expert isn't too concerned about Covid-19 this winter - because of our population's vaccination rates

    A vaccine expert isn't too concerned about Covid-19 this winter - because of our population's vaccination rates


    Ashley Bloomfield says criteria and rollout for a fourth dose is being finalised.

    He says there's no hurry - because for many, it's still not six months since the last dose.

    Immunologist Graham Le Gros says that fourth dose is mostly good for the immune-compromised.

    He says it's not worth it for everyone else yet as there's no suggestion it will change things.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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