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ACT Government temporarily stops receiving AstraZeneca vaccine as rollout expands



Nurse prepares vaccine at Calvary clinic

The ACT has stopped accepting the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Commonwealth, saying it has enough stock. Photo: Supplied.

The ACT Government has temporarily paused its acceptance of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Commonwealth Government as the vaccine’s rollout progresses to the next stage.

People over the age of 50 have had their eligibility for the vaccine expedited this week but will only be able to book in for the AstraZeneca jab. Pfizer stocks are being held for people under the age of 50 who were in the first two phases of the rollout but have not received their jabs yet.

AstraZeneca will be rolled out at the ACT Government-run clinic at Calvary while the Garran Surge Centre has gone back to being a Pfizer hub.

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