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Aussies excluded from COVID vaccine plan

Pregnant women, breastfeeding mums and children will be excluded from Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination program until there’s better evidence of safe dosages. As the Morrison Government prepares to roll out the vaccine to millions of Australians from next month, expectant mothers and children are not part of the road map. That’s despite the fact that the… Read More »

Surprise group most fearful of vaccine

Women in their thirties are most likely to be mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government research. A survey of 1000 Australians found 42 per cent of women aged 30 to 39 had concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Overall, 27 per cent of the population had… Read More »

I’m living with HIV and have had the COVID vaccine

I’m fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Isn’t that an extraordinary statement? Twelve months ago nobody had heard of COVID-19. Yet here I am with vaccine-induced antibodies that provide a significant level of protection against a virus that has caused so much illness, death, grief, hardship and loneliness, and made 2020 miserable. I still can’t quite believe… Read More »