Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that Australia has secured an additional 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
It comes after the Federal Government last night recommended people aged under 50 receive the Pfizer vaccine, over concerns about rare blood clots potentially linked to the AstraZeneca jab.
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“But that is very welcome
Health Minister Greg Hunt said Australia was able to secure the new vaccines thanks to “
He said while the new medical advice has caused some disruptions, the country’s vaccine rollout remains “largely unchanged”.
“In terms of the continuity of the
“For those who may be immunocompromised or front-line workers who are under 50, then right now we are working
“Then as we move into phase 2A, that itself is also focused on the over 50s and over 60s and their access to AstraZeneca remains unchanged.
“It is really after that with regards to
The Prime Minister revealed today’s National Cabinet meeting also saw State leaders agree to “the
“The message from National Cabinet is we want to open up more, we want to do it safely, we want to ease restrictions,” Mr Morrison said.
“We want to do that in a consistent way across the country and we want to do that because we know we are not just managing the health but we are managing the economics as well for people’s livelihoods and wellbeing.”