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Why you could be sacked for refusing a vaccine

Why you could be sacked for refusing a vaccine

A ruling this week emboldens employers who want to insist their workforce is vaccinated. There are some exceptions.

  • by Ian Neil and Nicholas Saady

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Pfizer, CSL coy on mRNA push in Australia

Pfizer, CSL coy on mRNA push in Australia

Pfizer and CSL have both dampened hopes mRNA vaccines, including blockbuster COVID shots, could soon be made in Australia.

  • by Emma Koehn
Oxygen leak kills 22 patients as India’s daily infection rate nears 300,000

Oxygen leak kills 22 patients as India’s daily infection rate nears 300,000

India now faces a coronavirus “storm” overwhelming its health system, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address to the nation.

  • by Rajendra Jadhav and Neha Arora
The PM’s shambolic vaccine rollout is missing all its targets

The PM’s shambolic vaccine rollout is missing all its targets

The vaccine debacle has been typical of Mr Morrison’s habit of being good at making announcements, but terrible at delivery.

  • by Anthony Albanese
Australia ‘will move’ to make mRNA vaccines, Prime Minister says

Australia ‘will move’ to make mRNA vaccines, Prime Minister says

Any local manufacturing capability will not alter the nation’s vaccine supplies this year as the country’s leaders prepare to reset the vaccination program on Thursday.

  • by Rachel Clun
Childcare worker sacked for refusing flu vaccine loses legal appeal

Childcare worker sacked for refusing flu vaccine loses legal appeal

The national industrial tribunal’s decision bolsters the argument that some employers will be able to require staff to get a coronavirus vaccine.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
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J&J vaccine rollout to resume in Europe with blood clot warnings

J&J vaccine rollout to resume in Europe with blood clot warnings

The company has also reportedly agreed to work with a German scientist studying extremely rare blood clots linked to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine.

  • by Matina Stevis-Gridneff
Disability homes turn to GPs to pick up vaccine slack for vulnerable residents

Disability homes turn to GPs to pick up vaccine slack for vulnerable residents

A parliamentary committee has heard only about 1500 of the nation’s 25,000 disability care residents had received their first vaccinations.

  • by Clay Lucas and Rachel Clun
Health authorities stumped by spread of UK variant in quarantine hotel

Health authorities stumped by spread of UK variant in quarantine hotel

Data from the ministry’s weekly COVID-19 surveillance report shows more returned travellers are testing positive for variants of concern.

  • by Mary Ward
Negative news on AstraZeneca to impact the ‘hesitant’ Australians

Negative news on AstraZeneca to impact the ‘hesitant’ Australians

But an expert in monitoring social media says the decision to limit the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine hasn’t led to a big rise in membership of anti-vaccination groups.

  • by Aisha Dow and Melissa Cunningham
Greta Thunberg condemns ‘tragedy’ of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Greta Thunberg condemns ‘tragedy’ of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The climate activist says it is “completely unethical” for wealthier countries to be vaccinating their younger populations before the world’s vulnerable and frontline workers in poorer nations.

  • by Latika Bourke