The Covid-19 vaccine could change the face of medicine forever.
The UK has approved roll out of the Pfizer vaccine next week, which claims to be about 95 per cent effective.
It's the fastest produced vaccine ever.
Covid 19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins is urging New Zealanders to be patient, because our Government doesn't plan to rush through approvals here.
New Zealand's ordered doses for 750,000 people, to be used after it earns Medsafe approval.
David Murdoch, a leading infectious diseases expert, joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to share his thoughts on the vaccine progress.