Axar.Az Logo

Australia receives AstraZeneca vials as it ramps up vaccination drive

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Australia received 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca PLC vaccine on Sunday, more than doubling the amount of all vaccines shipped to the country so far and allowing the government to ramp up its COVID-19 immunization drive. reports that mass vaccinations for Australia’s 25 million people began on Monday after the arrival of the first batch of more than 142,000 doses of the Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE vaccine.

Up to 4 million Australians are expected to be inoculated by March, with Morrison being among a small group receiving the first round of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

Most people will be vaccinated with the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. The weekly number of administered doses is expected to reach 1 million by the end of March when CSL Ltd begins to locally produce 50 million of the AstraZeneca doses.

2021.02.28 / 10:53
See also

Why did Merkel give up the vaccine?

Turkey reports over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey and Libya are holding joint exercises

Local elections and referendum in Kyrgyzstan: Voting ends

Message from Turkey to Russia

There was an earthquake in Turkey

The Pentagon chief went to Israel

A statue will be erected to the Queen's dead husband

Biden brings this person as Russia's foreign policy chief

The Czech president will walk in a wheelchair

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla