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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Eligible Kiwis are being urged to keep pharmacies in mind for their Covid jab

    Eligible Kiwis are being urged to keep pharmacies in mind for their Covid jab


    The vaccine team leader at Bargain Chemist in Auckland's Manukau says they only have 50 to 100 walk-ins a day.

    That's despite having the capacity to vaccinate more than 450 people a day.

    Joshua Levy says it's tough having vaccines they need to - and want to - use up, but no one to administer them to.

    He says people forget these clinics and chemists are open for vaccination because big centres are getting all the media and PR attention.

    Close to four and a half million jabs have been given to date - including nearly 34-thousand doses on Sunday.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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