Prime Minister Scott Morrison has backtracked on his comments that a COVID-19 vaccine will be as “mandatory as you can possibly make it” for all Australians once it becomes available.
News.com.au revealed today that the Morrison Government confirmed a landmark agreement with drug giant AstraZeneca to manufacture one of the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccines currently being developed by Oxford University researchers.
If it’s proved safe to use, Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes the agreement will ensure Australians will be among the first countries in the world to secure the jab, revealing this morning it could be available to Aussies as soon as early next year.
Deputy Chief Health Officer, suggesting Aussies who dont get the vax will be banned from restaurants and bars etc. Well we see how that goes down mate, might start seeing restaurants bypassing your laws and not getting registering with Govt. Every problem has a solution 👊 t.co/7VpESSaJS2
— 👊✖️RISEUPMELBOURNE✖️👊 (@riseupmelbourne) August 19, 2020