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What rights do NZ children and their parents have when giving consent to be vaccinated? - COVID-19

Guest Author Aug 25, 2021

Claire Breen, University of Waikato   With the government’s announcement last week that 12–to-15-year-olds can now receive the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19, New Zealand has joined a growing list of countries expanding their vaccination rollouts. A Ministry of Health survey in June found 58% of caregivers were likely to allow their 12–to-15-year-old children to be vaccinated, up … Read More