The Pfizer vaccine has been approved by Medsafe, and once it finally arrives on our shore, a vaccine programme will be rolled out.
Which poses a problem for some people out there who have a fear of needles.
It'll sound silly to some, but to others, the thought of a jab is enough to bring on a cold sweat.
Psychologist Sara Chatwin told Kate Hawkesby it's a common phobia to have.
"There are many people who are scared of needles, I would say well over 10 percent of the population."