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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Precautions to stop Covid-19 vaccinators being exposed to the virus

    Precautions to stop Covid-19 vaccinators being exposed to the virus


    Auckland Airport
    Auckland Airport
    The Prime Minister revealed our latest Covid border case, an airline worker, got their first jab days before testing positive -- but pointed out it takes a fortnight for the vaccine to start working.

    Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre Dr Nikki Turner says the vaccinators wear masks, to mitigate infection.

    She says there's a small remote risk that a vaccinator could be infected, hence the importance of ensuring vaccinators are protected first.

    Auckland Airport Countdown's a location of interest and anyone who visited last Wednesday between midday and 1.30pm should watch for symptoms.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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