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Australians to receive vaccine by mid-February | SBS News

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Australians will receive their first coronavirus vaccinations in February, following new advice from medical experts and regulators.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Therapeutic Goods Administration was expected to receive all of the data it needed from vaccine developer Pfizer in mid-January, with approval due by the end of January.

The approval process regarding another vaccine, by AstraZeneca, is due to be completed in February.

“It is moving considerably faster than normal vaccine approval processes but without skipping a step, without cutting a corner,” Mr Morrison told reporters in Canberra.

Read more: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/australians-to-start-getting-coronavirus-vaccinations-from-next-month-scott-morrison-says

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