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‘Completely incorrect’: AstraZeneca denies report vaccine less effective in elderly

‘Completely incorrect’: AstraZeneca denies report vaccine less effective in elderly

German officials were concerned the vaccine may not receive approval from the EU’s medicines authority for use in the age group, newspapers had reported.

  • by Ludwig Burger and Edward Taylor

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‘Wait for more data’: COVID-19 vaccines not recommended for pregnant women

‘Wait for more data’: COVID-19 vaccines not recommended for pregnant women

The vaccines are unlikely to pose a safety threat, but the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists said more data is needed.

  • by Rachel Clun
Salisbury Cathedral turned into mass vaccination centre, complete with beautiful music

Salisbury Cathedral turned into mass vaccination centre, complete with beautiful music

Of all the stadiums, conference centres and other venues commandeered for the rollout, this one is by far the most unique.

  • by Bevan Shields
Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine protects against virus variants

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine protects against virus variants

Moderna’s vaccine is effective against new variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in Britain and South Africa, the company has announced.

  • by Denise Grady
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provisionally approved for Australian use

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provisionally approved for Australian use

The green light, essentially temporary emergency approval, is for individuals 16 years of age and older, with two doses required at least 21 days apart.

  • by Liam Mannix and Craig Butt
Push for new laws to tackle COVID-19 misinformation ahead of vaccine rollout

Push for new laws to tackle COVID-19 misinformation ahead of vaccine rollout

Immunisation advocacy groups are backing a new campaign to force social media companies to keep a live list of popular COVID-19 material shared on their platforms to help combat misinformation.

  • by Lisa Visentin
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Digital vaccine certificates could enable international students to return: minister

Digital vaccine certificates could enable international students to return: minister

The proposal relies on linking verified COVID-19 vaccine certificates to the new digitised system for incoming passenger cards to be implemented this year.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Top Spanish general resigns over allegations of vaccination queue-jumping

Top Spanish general resigns over allegations of vaccination queue-jumping

The vaccination of the top general who had attended daily coronavirus briefings has sparked anger in Spain.

  • by Graham Keeley
Vaccine provides hope for international students’ return: Education Minister

Vaccine provides hope for international students’ return: Education Minister

New federal Education Minister Alan Tudge says an effective vaccine will “make a big difference” to the ability to bring in a large number of students.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Pfizer vaccine could be delayed as government monitors shortages overseas

Pfizer vaccine could be delayed as government monitors shortages overseas

Scott Morrison said Pfizer is encountering “some difficulties” with supply, and also left the door open for mandating COVID-19 vaccines for aged care workers.

  • by Rachel Clun
COVID-19 jabs to be rolled out in Queensland hospitals, workplaces

COVID-19 jabs to be rolled out in Queensland hospitals, workplaces

Queensland authorities are looking for providers who can roll out mass coronavirus vaccinations over the next year.

  • by Felicity Caldwell