Australia warned it won’t achieve herd immunity unless it deals with vaccine hesitancy

Australia warned it won’t achieve herd immunity unless it deals with vaccine hesitancy

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Reopening international border won’t happen until enough Australians are vaccinated

Australia risks never achieving herd immunity to Covid-19 unless it ramps up its strategy for engaging with vaccine hesitant populations, a former health department chief and an epidemiologist have warned.

While health officials remain confident in the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca vaccine, they have told Guardian Australia they are concerned that recent reports about blood clotting will not curb vaccine hesitancy rates.

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