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Another vaccine to be ready in 2021, Australian Govt orders 51 million doses

#Australia, November 12, 2020 — Australia now with its own Covid19 vaccine entering third phase of trials; expects it will be ready by third quarter of 2021.

Announcement comes a day after world recorded its single most infectious day since the coronavirus gripped the planet.

Australia started its development of a vaccine at the University of Queesland in January.

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51 million doses have been ordered by the Australian Government but the country will have a total of 130+ million doses due to its global contracting of vaccines from producers including AztraZeneca and Pfizer.

Looking to have sufficient to vaccinate Australians at least 3x.

If there is a surplus, supplies will be shared with neighbouring countries.

Australia’s parliament has on its agenda today, the roll out of the inoculation plan.

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