Australia is unlikely to have the balance of its adult population vaccinated against COVID-19 by October, according to the head of the Federal Department of Health.
Health Secretary Brendan Murphy confirmed in a Senate Hearing on Thursday that Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout had fallen behind schedule.
The delays are being blamed on a lack of available jabs, as only 700,000 AstraZeneca vaccines have arrived in Australia to date.
The government had ordered 3.8 million doses of immunisations, as well as millions of the Pfizer vaccine, to be used in phase one. Read more…..
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