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Australia to send 8,000 AstraZeneca jabs to PNG as country’s COVID-19 crisis worsens – SBS News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the rollout on Wednesday, which will include essential personal protective equipment.

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Australia will send 8,000 AstraZeneca jabs to Papua New Guinea to vaccinate its frontline healthcare workers, as the country battles a growing COVID-19 crisis.
The vaccinations will begin in the capital, Port Moresby, before being rolled out to other provincial capitals.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed the rollout during a Wednesday press conference from Canberra.
Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have always been extremely concerned for our Pacific family, for our neighbours,…

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