Australia’s vaccine rollout in doubt after the EU banned exports Down Under – sparking fear 80,000 doses won’t make it to our shores
The shock move means Australia might be waiting some time for 80,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on order from Belgium.
Under the new rules announced overnight, the European Commission will stop of slow the rate of vaccine exports to shore up about 450 million doses for citizens living in the EU’s 27 member states.
More to come.
The first round of Covid-19 vaccinations will be administered from 11 New South Wales hospitals from the end of February. Pictured: A woman receives a Covid vaccine in Finland