CMO wades into AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccine debate saying ‘choice is not whether one is better than the other’ – ABC News

Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says the Federal Government is choosing to roll out the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines it has available after some scientists questioned Australia’s plan to widely distribute the AstraZeneca vaccine rather than the Pfizer drug.
Key points:

  • CMO Paul Kelly responds to debate over the AstraZeneca vaccine saying Australia is choosing the drug that is ‘available to give the maximum rollout’ and ‘save lives’
  • The AstraZeneca vaccine is reported to have an effectiveness…

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