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AstraZeneca vaccine rollout to begin in SA

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Australia’s first doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine will be given to people in South Australia from Friday.

At least 300,000 overseas-made doses arrived in Sydney on Sunday and have now been given the tick of approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration following batch testing.

This will help support the first phase of the vaccine rollout among quarantine and border force workers, frontline health staff, and nursing home residents.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday welcomed the rollout of the AstraZeneca jab beginning in South Australia.

“We were able to secure (the…



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