7NEWS Update – May 13: Australia secures Moderna COVID-19 vaccine; ‘fat-burning’ pill | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – May 13: Australia secures Moderna COVID-19 vaccine; ‘fat-burning’ pill | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Australia has secured a new medical weapon in the fight against COVID-19, with 25 million doses of the Moderna vaccine heading down under; genomic testing has confirmed Victoria’s latest COVID case became infected with the virus in hotel quarantine in South Australia; and Aussie researchers are turning up the heat in the fight against obesity, developing a simple pill that could switch fat-storing tissue into fat-burning tissue.

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