Australia will send 8,000 doses of its COVID-19 vaccine supply to Papua New Guinea next week and is asking AstraZeneca and European authorities to divert another 1 million doses to the country.
- PNG has more than 1,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19, but the real number is likely to be much higher
- A travel ban has been put on those flying in and out of the country
- Australia will send masks, gowns, gloves, ventilators and sanitiser to PNG
Australia’s closest neighbour is in the grip of a worsening COVID-19…