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    Coronavirus vaccine approved by TGA and jab to be bulk billed

    The post Coronavirus vaccine approved by TGA and jab to be bulk billed appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The nation’s medical regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia. The TGA said following a thorough and independent review of Pfizer’s submission, it was decided the vaccine met the high safety, efficacy and quality standards required. It is the first COVID-19 jab to be approved for use in Australia. The approval is on a provisional basis, meaning it is valid for two years and it allows the vaccine to be supplied in Australia for people aged 16 and older. Two doses…

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    Weirdest place to get your jab! Dracula’s Castle in Romania offers free Covid vaccine shots to travellers

    The post Weirdest place to get your jab! Dracula’s Castle in Romania offers free Covid vaccine shots to travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Do you want to get vaccinated but are not finding a slot? You can try your luck and fly to Romania for a free jab. The location for the free jab? That’s the address of Count Dracula. Travellers to Dracula’s castle are more likely to find puncture marks in their arms than their necks this month, after medics have now set up a COVID-19 vaccination centre at the Transylvanian attraction. Doctors and nurses with fang stickers on their scrubs are offering free…

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    Millions must get COVID jab before borders can open

    The post Millions must get COVID jab before borders can open appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian says about five million people in the state need to be fully vaccinated before borders open, amid growing pressure to set a timeline. Her comments came as Virgin Australia CEO Jayne Hrdlicka added her voice to those saying Australia would eventually need to learn to live with COVID-19, saying “some people may die but it will be way smaller than with the flu”. Ms Berejiklian said she was keen to see the borders reopen as quickly as possible, but only when safe to do…