The complex process that goes into preparing the COVID vaccines | 7.30

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    Before the Pfizer COVID vaccine gets injected into your arm, there is a meticulous process to get it ready. The Government has set an October deadline to vaccinate the entire population but after some initial mishaps, will that deadline be met?

    As Jason Om reports, the national vaccine rollout is off to a slow start with the Defence Force now being brought in to speed up the process.

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