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Vaccine rollout already behind schedule

The federal government remains well behind its initial COVID-19 vaccination targets nearly a fortnight into its rollout. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in January he “anticipated optimistically” 80,000 Australians would be vaccinated every week at the beginning of the rollout, before the effort was “scaled up”. But almost two weeks after the first vaccine was… Read More »

COVID Cases, Deaths Plummet in Nursing Homes After Vaccine Rollout

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 — In a hopeful turnaround during a long pandemic, U.S. nursing homes that were once the epicenter of coronavirus infections are now seeing both cases and deaths fall steeply as the country’s vaccination rollout starts to take hold. From late December to early February, new cases among U.S. nursing home residents… Read More »