Australia’s aged care workers frustrated by the slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout | 7.30

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    Three quarters of COVID-19 related deaths in Australia have been in aged care homes. Vaccinating residents and their carers started almost six months ago, yet only a quarter of Australia’s total aged care workforce is fully vaccinated. It has prompted the Federal Government to make vaccinations for workers mandatory, but there are doubts about the deadline along with legal questions about enforcement. Angelique Donnellan reports.

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