Australia first in line for COVID-19 vaccine
The Australian government has reached an agreement with UK-based drug company AstraZeneca, allowing every Australian first access to a COVID-19 vaccine currently being worked on at the University of Oxford, should all clinical trials go to plan.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised the Oxford vaccine, but admits it still has a long way to go.
“There is no guarantee that this, or any other, vaccine will be successful, which is why we are continuing our discussions with many parties around the world while backing our own researchers at the same time to find a vaccine.”
Nine Radio’s National Political Editor, Michael Pachi, joins John Stanley.
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