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COVID-19 Vaccine: Shadow Minister Mark Butler visits Newcastle as Phase 2A of Coronavirus Vaccine Deployment Begins | Newcastle Herald

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When the 2A phase of the COVID-19 vaccine begins, LABOR will visit the hunter retirees and GP on Monday. Shadow Minister Mark Butler for Health and Aging will spend time in a retirement village in the Shortland constituency before meeting a doctor later in the day. Butler said the pace of deployment was a concern and was in the hunter “hearing GP’s dissatisfaction with the lack of vaccine supply and information about deployment.” The phase scheduled to begin today will make AstraZeneca vaccine available to adults ages 50 and older, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders adults aged 18-49, and other important and high-risk workers. Today’s news: “Our most vulnerable Australians, LTCFs and disabled people, were to be vaccinated by Easter,” Butler said. “The opening of our economy depends on people putting jabs in their arms. The longer they wait, the more blockades they will have.” Shortland MP Pat Conroy said his members He said he was in contact about the difficulty of booking vaccinations. “Since Shortland voters are demographically one of the oldest constituencies in the country, it is important that these more vulnerable and at-risk populations be vaccinated as soon as possible,” Conroy said. I will. NSW Health confirmed on Sunday that NSW did not record cases obtained locally from 24 hours to 8 pm on Saturday night. The total number of cases in the state since the pandemic began was 5295, and three cases acquired overseas were detected. 646 vaccines were issued in 24 hours. Butler’s visit is also expected to take a tour of the Hunter Medical Institute on Tuesday morning. Our journalists are working hard to bring the latest local news to the community. To continue to access trusted content:

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Shadow Minister Mark Butler visits Newcastle as Phase 2A of Coronavirus Vaccine Deployment Begins | Newcastle Herald

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