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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Australia’s COVID Vaccine BREAKTHROUGH | Game-changing deal to triple Pfizer supply | 7NEWS” – below is their description.
The government has secured a deal to triple our supply of doses of the in-demand jab. It will provide Australia with one million doses a week – that’s three times what has been available in recent months. The additional supplies can’t come soon enough.. as Sydney battles a growing COVID outbreak. It’s prompted a massive police blitz.. to enforce lockdown rules. And the extra shots will start arriving here in just over a week.
0:00 The Australian State of Play
0:36 All eyes on Sydney
2:04 Millions of Pfizer vaccinations on the way
3:05 Sydney COVID police blitz
4:33 Restrictions finally eased in Melbourne, plus pub banned from free beer for vaccinations campaign
5:35 New COVID mandatory check in rules enforced in Queensland7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel
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