More than 190 towns set for start of COVID-19 vax rollout

'Biggest, most complex vaccination task' in Australia's history about to get underway, says Professor Brendan Murphy

Thousands of aged care residents across more than 190 Australian towns and suburbs will be vaccinated against coronavirus in the first week of vaccinations.

Regional and urban locations in all states and territories have been chosen, with about 240 aged care facilities included for the initial week of vaccinations, which is set to kick off on Monday.

In addition, there will be 16 Pfizer vaccine hubs in major cities where front-line