Italy achieves one million COVID-19 vaccinations in just 19 days
Travel Weekly’s editor could be heard muttering Italian superlatives like “eccezionale”, “sorprendente” and “bolognese” this morning as he typed this story out.
Australia’s international border closure “one of the last things to change”, says chief medical officer
The man in charge of leading Australia’s COVID-19 response isn’t budging on his international travel forecast. At least that means the champagne has more time to chill.
Unvaccinated travellers should not be discriminated against, says WTTC chief
Gloria Guevara has seemingly gone after Qantas in her latest statement. However, that’s not to say it’s particularly nasty and full of swears.
Australia’s Chief Medical Officer warns border restrictions “to continue for some time” despite COVID-19 vaccine rollout
by Huntley Mitchell
With all the hype around the accelerated rollout of a coronavirus vaccine, Paul Kelly has provided a realistic take on what to expect.
ScoMo scraps local COVID-19 vaccine hope, while US eyes emergency approval for Pfizer’s version
Ever the optimist, the PM said the development allowed for the federal government to purchase more of the remaining three vaccines Australia has backed.
Australia responds to the UK’s emergency approval of Pfizer vaccine
While the UK might be getting the jab as early as next week, the Australian government is holding fast to its original roll-out schedule.
COVID-19 deniers threaten to boycott Qantas after Joyce’s vaccine revelation
by Ali Coulton
Anti-vaxxers, COVID-19 deniers and general conspiracy theorists are having an absolute field day following the news that Qantas passengers will need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel internationally.
New COVID-19 vaccine frontrunner has a success rate of almost 95pc
Move over Pfizer, there’s a new sheriff in town. And by sheriff, we mean vaccine that could potentially change the game in the fight against COVID-19 one jab at a time.
Pfizer’s 90 per cent effective COVID vaccine could be available for Aussies next year
by Ali Coulton
Tell your clients to start planning now, because international travel may be about to become much easier, with Aussies expected to get a vaccine next year.
Australia signs deal to produce Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine (if it works), says ScoMo
by Christian Fleetwood
This latest announcement from ScoMo provides fresh hope of Aussies being able to travel internationally sooner rather than later. Fingers and toes crossed.
Australia’s most famous doctor warns international travel unlikely until COVID-19 vaccine is developed
The nation’s most famous doctor has weighed in on the international travel debate, and we’re not talking about the handsome Chris Brown.
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