Dr Doug Quarry / Free vaccine dose for every Australian by early 2021
The Morrison government has confirmed today that every Australian will receive a free coronavirus vaccine dose.
The Federal government has signed an agreement to secure a minimum of 25 million doses with British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
Dr Doug Quarry / COVID-19 cases down in Victoria and NSW
Victorians should be proud today; their hard work during Phase 4 lockdown is now paying off. And all Australians should say “Thank you, Victoria!”
Crispin Hull / The International Coronacoaster
The Big Three pathogens – HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria – cause hundreds of millions of infections annually and collectively kill more than five million people a year, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The economic waste and human suffering is immense, but there is no scramble to get a vaccine or deliver treatments in the way that an eye on huge expected profits for selling a vaccine in rich developed countries is sending drug companies into a frenzy.