AstraZeneca jab currently available for over 50s

The brand-new phase of Australia’s injection rollout begins today, with people aged 50 years as well as over now able to access the AstraZeneca injection.

From Monday, any person in that age group can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at basic technique respiratory system facilities and state and territory inoculation clinics.

The program will certainly then be reached GP’s on May 17.


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The fast-tracked phase 2A is designed to attempt as well as obtain the country’s injection rollout back on the right track, after being plagued by a series of concerns.

Approximately 15.8 million doses are readily available for this part of the rollout, which additionally includes capturing up on any person else who may have missed out in previous stages.

Around 2.1 million doses had actually currently been administered by the end of April.

You can learn if you’re qualified as well as exactly how to reserve a visit at covid-vaccine. healthdirect.gov.au.