Scott Morrison encourages Sydney residents in lockdown to bring forward their ...

Scott Morrison encourages Sydney residents in lockdown to bring forward their ...
Scott Morrison encourages Sydney residents in lockdown to bring forward their ...
Scott Morrison divides health experts AGAIN after encouraging Sydney residents in lockdown to bring forward their second AstraZeneca dose Prime Minister has urged Sydneysiders to get their second AZ jab faster Usually the length of time between AstraZeneca doses is 12 weeks long Scott Morrison would like that to be eight weeks, claims it's in line with ATAGI 

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Australians under lockdown have been urged to receive a second AstraZeneca dose within eight weeks of their first jab.

Sydney is in the grips of an ongoing outbreak, with NSW reporting 38 new local coronavirus cases as the city and surrounds prepare for at least a third week of stay-at-home orders.

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A 12-week gap between AstraZeneca jabs has been recommended as the most effective way to protect people.

But Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants people in the worst-affected areas who have received a first jab to make second dose appointments closer to eight weeks.

But Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants people in the worst-affected areas who have received a first jab to make second dose appointments closer to eight weeks

But Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants people in the worst-affected areas who have received a first jab to make second dose appointments closer to eight weeks

He said his latest recommendation was consistent with the advice of the expert immunisation panel ATAGI.

In the three Sydney councils with the most infections, about half of those aged over 70 have received a first dose.

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