/ 13 September 2021

COVID vaccine supply soon to meet demand

Image source: Unsplash
Image source: Unsplash

Another weekend, more COVID cases in NSW, Victoria and the ACT… Families in those areas that remain in lockdown will soon be able to plan a family outing: a trip to the pharmacy to get everyone aged over 12yo vaccinated. That opportunity has come about with the Federal Government securing 1 million Moderna vaccine doses from Spain, Czech Republic, Portugal and Bulgaria. PM Scott Morrison said it means everyone still waiting for a jab will be able to roll up their sleeves in October. It is also a ramp-up in the pharmacy vaccine program – so far, 500,000 of the 22,669,372 doses administered nationally have happened at the chemist. In the meantime, it’s time for many locked down NSW residents to get picnic-ready… 

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