Mobile vaccination buses, in the style of beloved Mr Whippy ice-cream vans, will be used to deliver Covid-19 jabs to people who haven’t been able to access them, Stuff reports. The bus programme, run by the Northern Region Health Co-ordination Centre and delivered across Auckland in partnership with Māori and Pacific providers, will begin on Thursday in Auckland. The vaccination buses follow a similar model to that in Australia, where the buses have been known as “Jabba the Bus” – but NZ PM Jacinda Ardern thinks Kiwis can come up with a better name than that.
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