Australia PM says need 80% of adult population vaccinated before reopening
SYDNEY — Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday said 80% of the country’s adult population would have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before the country can start reopening its borders to selected countries.
That level of vaccination would lead to an extension of “travel bubbles” with other candidate countries, and those vaccinated would have “special rules” applied to them as they would pose lesser health risk to community, he added.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.