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    Millions of recent vaccine doses arrive in Australia



    Australians will quickly have entry to a fourth Covid vaccine after tens of millions of doses touched down in Sydney in a single day.

    Millions of Novavax vaccinations have arrived in Australia giving the nation a brand new weapon in opposition to Covid.

    The cargo touched down at Sydney Airport on Monday evening from Singapore as a part of 51 million doses Australia has ordered.

    The vaccine will likely be obtainable from February 21 at GPs, pharmacies and state hubs throughout the nation.

    The doses must endure batch testing by the Therapeutic Goods Administration earlier than being given the ultimate inexperienced mild.

    Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt mentioned he hopes the model’s availability will attraction to those that have been beforehand vaccine hesitant.

    “Obviously we have a first dose national vaccination rate of 95.2 per cent, and we know some people have waited for Novavax,” he mentioned.

    “Hopefully this will encourage those people in that less than five per cent to come forward and be vaccinated.”

    Novavax would be the first conventional protein-based vaccine to be made obtainable in Australia.

    Pfizer and Moderna are mRNA vaccines which supplies a genetic instruction on combating Covid to folks’s our bodies.

    Novavax is the fourth vaccine obtainable to Australians with tens of millions of AstraZeneca doses additionally used through the rollout.

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