Australian PM Morrison says have secured an additional 20m Pfizer vaccines

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Australian PM Morrison adds that will now 40mln doses this year from Pfizer in total

  • the additional doses will arrive in Q4
And the total vaccine doses of all types on order is 170m.

Q4 is looooong way away, it begins in October. 

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Australia has been basing its (appallingly slow) vaccine rollout on AstraZeneca jabs but yesterday recommended not using that vaccine for under-50s in the country. 

AZ will continue to be administered to over 50s based on the pros seen outweighing the risks. Apparently the under-50s are at greater risk of clots. 
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Meanwhile, AUD/USD is stabilising around its session low. 
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