IN FULL: Health Minister announces AstraZeneca vaccine age recommendation raised to 60 | ABC News

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    The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisations (ATAGI) has recommended to the Federal Government that the AstraZeneca vaccine only be administered to people aged 60 and above. 1.7 million Pfizer doses will be supplied to Australia in June and 2.8 million in the next month.

    COVID-19 Taskforce Commander, Lieutenant General John Frewen, Department of Health Secretary, Professor Brendan Murphy and Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly are providing the update.

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