Australian Defence Force brought in to assist with COVID-19 vaccine rollout | 7NEWS

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    With more Sydney nursing homes still hampered by COVID vaccine delays, the Commonwealth is calling in the Army. ADF medics will now help get aged care residents vaccinated. That news came as a woman, believed to be the oldest Australian to receive the jab, rolled up her sleeve on the Central Coast. 7news.link/3bUmbCz

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