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Everything you need to know about Novavax, Australia’s third COVID-19 vaccine option – SBS News

The head of Australia’s medicines regulator says talks are progressing on securing a third vaccine, produced by Novovax, to tackle COVID-19. Here’s what we know…

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As AstraZeneca is no longer the preferred vaccine for Australian adults under 50, attention is turning to what other COVID-19 vaccine options are in our arsenal.
The federal government has ordered 40 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, which will become the mainstay of the rollout, while AstraZeneca will continue to be administered for people over 50 in the current phase 1B.
The federal government also this week ruled out using Johnson & Johnsons one-shot vaccine.
But Australia does have a deal…

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