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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “How is the vaccine rollout going in the Torres Strait? | 7.30” – below is their description.
Australia’s vaccine rollout has been troubled by setbacks and delays and the overall percentage of the population that has been vaccinated is still very small. It is a massive logistical exercise to get every Australian the option of an inoculation.
Marian Faa from ABC Far North Queensland travelled to the Torres Strait to check how the rollout is progressing there.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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