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Government considering prioritising Australian athletes for coronavirus vaccines ahead of Tokyo Olympics – ABC News

The federal government is considering whether to prioritise Australian Olympians and their support staff in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ahead of the Tokyo Olympics….

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The federal government is considering whether to prioritise Australian athletes and their support staff in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 
Key points:

  • Japan is in the grip of a fourth wave of coronavirus infections leading into the postponed games
  • Most athletes would normally only qualify to be vaccinated in phase 2b, the second-last category
  • Swimming Australia president Kieran Perkins said the vaccinations would keep athletes safe and healthy

Discussions are underway between…

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