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FNQ COVID-19 vaccine roll out


Today I spoke to Dr. Michael Clements, the North Queensland Representative for Australian Medical Association Queensland branch about the COVID-19 vaccine.

This week the Therapeutic Goods Administrator (TGA) approved the Oxford University-AstraZeneca. It is the second COVID-19 vaccine approved by the TGA on the 25 of January, the TGA approved Pfizer vaccine. Australia has secured around 54 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and it will be produced in Melbourne for everyone over the age of 18. For people over the age of 65 years old, the vaccine will be given out on a case-by-case basis.