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First locally made AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses rolling out from March 22 – ABC News

The first locally produced doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be administered in just over a fortnight, Federal Health Department secretary Brendan Murphy confirms….

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The first locally produced doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines will be administered in just over a fortnight.
Key points:

  • The first batch of doses will begin in the week starting March 22
  • Local manufacturers CSL will be able to produce one million doses a week
  • Around 250,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine bound for Australia were blocked by Italy

Speaking after a meeting of National Cabinet,Federal Health Department secretary Brendan Murphy said the CSL facility in Melbourne was on track to deliver…

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