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Australia receives AstraZeneca vials as it ramps up vaccination drive
By Lidia Kelly

FEBRUARY 27, 20218:51 PM

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-australia-idINKCN2AS03M

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia received 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca PLC vaccine on Sunday, more than doubling the amount of all vaccines shipped to the country so far and allowing the government to ramp up its COVID-19 immunisation drive.

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Mass vaccinations for Australia’s 25 million people began on Monday after the arrival of a first batch of more than 142,000 doses of the Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE vaccine.

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