FOI emails question Morrison government speed in Australia's Pfizer vaccine deal

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated September 8 2021 - 9:52am, first published 9:00am
Health Minister Greg Hunt. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Health Minister Greg Hunt denies the government was slow to act on COVID vaccination procurement despite correspondence showing urgent appeals from Pfizer in mid-2020 to meet him were put off for more than a month, and weeks after the US and UK signed massive deals.

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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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au