'Historic day' as COVID-19 vaccinations begin in general practice

The first GP vaccination clinics are now up and running as work starts on vaccinating six million Australians

Nearly 200,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in GP practices as doctors and nurses begin the process of vaccinating some six million Australians in the coming months.

Dr Bernard Shiu. Photo: Fairfax

Dr Bernard Shiu says he and his staff are prepared for a mammoth challenge.

“The requirements for delivering these vaccines are very specific.

“We have