• First Pfizer vaccine doses touch down in Australia

    First Pfizer vaccine doses touch down in Australia0

    Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout will begin on 22 February after the first doses of the Pfizer jab arrived in Sydney. “The eagle has landed,” Health Minister Greg Hunt told reporters in Canberra on Monday. More than 142,000 doses are being taken to a secure location and batches will be assessed for damage and quality in

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  • Premier tight-lipped on lockdown length as Vics endure third shutdown

    Premier tight-lipped on lockdown length as Vics endure third shutdown0

    NSW has declined to criticise the Victorian government’s decision to plunge up to six million people into a Stage 4 shutdown – although Premier Gladys Berejiklian says “we avoid lockdown at all costs”. Australian Retailers Association’s Paul Zahra told The New Daily on Monday the cost Victoria’s snap lockdown would be “over a billion dollars

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  • Who are the 15 million people who have been vaccinated in the UK?

    Who are the 15 million people who have been vaccinated in the UK?0

    Nearly 30% of people in England over 18 have had a jab (Picture: PA/Reuters) The UK has hit its target for vaccinating more than 15 million people by mid February, after hitting the goal a day on Sunday.  Boris Johnson hailed the achievement an ‘extraordinary feat’, just 10 weeks after Margaret Keenan became the first

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