The New Zealand government has turned down calls to vaccinate all adults in South Auckland before the rest of the country, RNZ reveals. South Aucklanders over 65 and those with underlying health conditions will be given access to the vaccine earlier, but those who are younger and healthier will have to wait in line. The government is hoping to have half the adult population of New Zealand vaccinated by July 2021, after which the remaining two million adults – broadly young and healthy people – are likely to start.
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