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Brendan Murphy says CSL will reach a million COVID vaccines a week soon – ABC News

The national vaccine rollout was always going to depend on how quickly Australia’s local production of the AstraZeneca vaccine could ramp up. Now we know some of…

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The head of the Health Department has outlined some of the reasons why Australia’s local production of the AstraZeneca vaccine has not hit its original goal of a million doses a week.
Key points:

  • CSL made around 830,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the first week of local production
  • Batch release and manufacturing work flows are being improved to speed up production 
  • Scott Morrison says he will write to the EU to ask for millions of other doses to be exported to Australia

In September 2020,…

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