Published On: Wed, Sep 15th, 2021
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‘Roll Up, Roll Up’: Premier Announces Super Pfizer Weekend Vaccination Pushon September 15, 2021 at 5:36 am

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a “Super Pfizer Weekend” in a bid to increase vaccine coverage as the rollout in her state lags behind the rest of Australia. The expanded vaccine rollout comes as more Pfizer supplies arrive, with about 38 percent of Queenslanders currently fully vaccinated and around 57 percent with one dose. Queensland and Western Australia both currently have strict COVID-19 border measures in place, and both have the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Palaszczuk hopes the “super weekend for vaccinations” will boost vaccinations, with all 80 state-run vaccination hubs accepting walk-ins on Saturday and Sunday. “Last week, we put 146,182 doses into the strong arms of Queenslanders, 189,450 Pfizer doses arrived on Monday: Let’s use the lot,” she told Queensland Parliament on Wednesday. “Like they say at the Ekka—’Roll up, roll up, roll up to the vaccination clinic, roll up to your GP, roll up …

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