Auckland’s COVID-19 vaccination programme has been forced to pause walk-ins at two of its centres, less than a week after a report about vulnerable New Zealanders giving up waiting due to long queues and disorganisation, Newshub reports. Mt Wellington and Highbrook sites both had such high demand for walk-in jabs – causing traffic flow concerns and lengthy queues – that Northern Region Health Coordination Centre decided to halt the trial. The two centres will continue to take booked appointments.
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