Australia has begun to promote the coronavirus vaccine reportFrontline medical staff and the elderly receive the first round of doses.
According to news media reports, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was one of 20 people who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer before the wider promotion began on Monday. According to Reuters, 60,000 doses are expected by this weekend. AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine is expected to arrive in Australia within the next two weeks.
According to Reuters, Morrison called the launch of the vaccine a “game changer”
Acting Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd told the Australian Broadcasting Corp.: “Today is a true milestone in our collective response to COVID-19 and we are doing everything possible to quickly control everything.
According to Reuters, most of Australia’s 25 million population is expected to be immunized with AstraZeneca vaccine, which is expected to be completed in October this year.
According to data from the World Health Organization, Australia has confirmed 28,920 coronavirus cases and 909 deaths. Since the end of 2020, Australia has not reported any coronavirus deaths.