The head of Australia’s medicines regulator says talks are progressing on securing a third vaccine, produced by Novavax, to tackle COVID-19.
The federal government is intent on getting the message out Australia is open for business as half-price airfares go on sale and the vaccine rollout progresses.
Australia’s resources and energy exports are forecast to reach a record $296 billion in 2020/21, despite the global economic downturn driven by COVID-19.
Two-thirds of small businesses plan to make changes to the structure of their business in a bid to recover from the coronavirus pandemic or take advantage of new opportunities.
A major international doctors’ group says Papua New Guinea’s health system is on the brink of collapse as COVID-19 cases soar, vaccine doses fall well short and health care staff test positive.
Australia’s vaccine rollout will ramp up quickly over the next month as hundreds of thousands of doses make their way across the country.