AstraZeneca vaccine: Papua New Guinea to receive Australian-produced jabs

Alex Crowe
By Alex Crowe
Updated April 19 2021 - 10:54am, first published April 10 2021 - 2:30pm
CARE Australia has provided aid to Papua New Guinea since 1989. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, its work has included education on the importance of regularly washing hands and social distancing, as well as trying to dispel COVID-19 myths. Picture: Supplied.

Australia will continue to send AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Papua New Guinea, despite potential blood-clotting side effects delaying its local rollout.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au