Jabbed

Central Leader - - NEWS -

More than one mil­lion Ki­wis have had a flu vac­ci­na­tion so far this year – 250,000 more than this time last year and 350,000 more than 2009.

‘‘It looks like we will eas­ily reach the goal of im­mu­nis­ing 1.2 mil­lion New Zealan­ders by the end of July,’’ As­so­ciate Health Min­is­ter Jo Good­hew says.

About 1.1 mil­lion peo­ple a year are el­i­gi­ble for the funded flu vac­cine. Visit fight­flu.co.nz or phone 0800 466 863.

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