Associate Professor: Rural vaccination rates are a real worry

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Publish Date
Fri, 19 Nov 2021, 6:13PM
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Associate Professor: Rural vaccination rates are a real worry

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 19 Nov 2021, 6:13PM

Rural vaccination rates are lagging behind.

Otago University's Garry Nixon told Andrew Dickens rural rates are about eight per cent cities.

The Department of General Practice and Rural Health Associate Professor says that's a real worry.

“For a lot of people in rural areas who failed to get their first jab, Covid is gonna arrive in their communities before they're fully vaccinated.”

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