The Guardian – How long before Australia is fully vaccinated against Covid?

If current trends continue it could take years to reach a rate that will stop the coronavirus circulating

• Australia’s vaccine tracker: when will you get the jab?

It could take years to fully vaccinate Australia against Covid-19 unless there is a significant increase in the vaccination rate, a Guardian Australia analysis shows.

The federal government’s rollout strategy aims to administer 45m vaccine doses, not including vaccines for those aged under 18. At the seven-day rolling average of under 36,000, it could take almost 40 months to accomplish. Even a doubling of that rate wouldn’t see the rollout completed until the end of next year.

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