Oxford vaccine chief fires back: 'It's not about herd immunity'

And Australia's premier science advocacy body agrees the current row over choice of vaccine misses the point

The head of the Oxford Vaccine Group has defended its COVID-19 vaccine against Australian criticisms, saying discussions about herd immunity have distracted from the need to protect people from severe illness.

Professor Andrew Pollard.

A debate has emerged over Australia’s plan to vaccine most people with the adenoviral vector COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, with some