Pfizer now available to those in 50s
Minister for Health, Greg Hunt announced yesterday [17.06.21], residents aged over 60 years will be the only people allowed to receive The AstraZeneca vaccine. After the Federal Government accepted the medical advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation.
"Pfizer is the preferred vaccine for under 60s."
There'll be a focus on getting second doses of AstraZeneca to residents.
"Strongly recommended that second doses be completed for all of those who have had AztraZeneca who are under 60 years of age." Mr Hunt said.