ATAGI co-chair 'shocked' at being blamed by PM for slowing rollout

Professor Christopher Blyth has told a Senate committee of his surprise at the PM's comments on delays to the COVID-19 vaccine program

ATAGI co-chair Professor Christopher Blyth has revealed he was shocked and surprised after Prime Minister Scott Morrison blamed the advisory body's advice for slowing down the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Professor Christopher Blyth
Professor Christopher Blyth.

The prime minister decided to hold a snap evening news conference in April to announce changes to the immunisation program based on ATAGI advice.