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Qld govt defends vaccine order cuts – Shepparton News



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The Queensland government says it’s taking smaller COVID-19 vaccine deliveries because more supplies are going directly to GPs.The state received 41,160 doses in the week ending April 25 and 24,570 doses the following week.
Health Minister Yvette D’Ath says the drop occurred because AstraZeneca doses, unsuitable for younger health workers, were returned to the federal government.
Official health advice is that Australians under the age of 50 should get the Pfizer vaccine over the AstraZeneca jab.

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