Murphy admits vaccine rollout timeline ‘patently u

2022-04-05
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After months of repeatedly assuring Australians public our vaccine rollout is on track, health department secretary Brendan Murphy has conceded it is behind schedule.

“Clearly our rollout was slower than we originally anticipated,” Professor Murphy told a Senate estimates hearing on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison initially promised four million vaccinations would be delivered by MarchIndoor and outdoor personal gatherings, with the entire nation receiving a jab by OctoberIndoor and outdoor private gatherings. That timetable was soon kicked out to April, but there are questions about whether even that delayed target is achievable2021-04-10T14:22:08.328Z, considering vaccine supply delays and issues with the booking system for GPsThe Section 22 order.

In a positive step, howevercontentEndBreakPoint, the first batch of Australian-made AstraZeneca doses has been approvedThe Star. Follow her on Twitter: @alex_mckeen. About 500,000 doses will be produced each week.

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