NSW in limbo over second Pfizer vaccine jab, as two thirds of hotel quarantine workers have had their first dose
Eighty-six-year-old John Healy was the first man in Australia to be vaccinate alongside Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
But 10 days later, in his Northern Beaches nursing home, he hasn’t heard a thing about when or how he will get his second Pfizer jab.
“A little bit disorganised I think,” Mr Healy said.
Mr Healy’s feelings are shared by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.
“To be one team we just need to make sure we are sharing information. It would help us enormously which aged care facilities had received the vaccine,” Ms Berejiklian said.
NSW is itching to get on with the vaccination program. Already two thirds of hotel quarantine workers have had their first dose.
The state government has decided to push on and fast-track the second phase of the rollout.
From next Wednesday, St George and Hornsby Hospitals will give out the country’s first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.