COVID-19: Victoria moves to make domestic mRNA vaccine

Karen Barlow
Updated April 21 2021 - 4:26pm, first published 10:17am
Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino. Picture: Getty Images
Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino. Picture: Getty Images

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the Victorian government's pledge to commit $50 million to locally produce the Pfizer and Moderna type mRNA type coronavirus vaccines and has flagged Commonwealth support.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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