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Federal government walks back coronavirus vaccination rollout targets, blames production and supply issues – ABC News

The head of the Department of Health blames uncertainty around local production and international supply issues as the government appears set to miss its stated…

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The head of the Department of Health has blamed uncertainty around local production and international supply issues as the government appears set to miss its stated vaccine rollout targets.
Key points:

  • The government wanted to vaccinate 4 million Australians by April and the entire country by October
  • Slower-than-expected deliveries and uncertain local production is making those targets look difficult to achieve
  • Health officials have walked back those targets in a Senate committee today

The government…

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