AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to be limited to over 60s in Australia

Karen Barlow
Sally Whyte
By Karen Barlow, and Sally Whyte
Updated June 17 2021 - 6:12am, first published 3:30am
Health Minister Greg Hunt and Health Department Secretary Professor Brendan Murphy at an earlier briefing. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout is set to be thrown into further chaos, with the federal government's vaccine advisory recommending the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those aged 60 and older.

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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

Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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