AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine approved by Australia’s drug regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration boss says there will be no upper age limit on the Covid vaccine, which is about 80% effective after two doses

Australia’s regulator has approved the AstraZeneca vaccine, ending months of delay to give full approval while other countries begin vaccinations with emergency approvals.

The head of the Therapeutic Goods Administration, John Skerritt, told reporters in Canberra it had placed no upper age limit on use of the AstraZeneca vaccine because it had “no reason to suspect” it won’t be fully effective in older age groups.

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from Coronavirus | The Guardian
via COVID-19 Alerts

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