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New Zealand begins COVID-19 vaccinations program; Australia starts Monday

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So why did Australia and New Zealand start Vaccinations so late?

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Who said Japan was late ?

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@ropeman

In terms of a harm reduction approach to vaccination rollouts, NZ and Australia wouldn’t be as high a priority since they took swift and early mitigation measures and don’t have the widespread community transmissions and hospitalization strain as most other countries......

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So why did Australia and New Zealand start Vaccinations so late?

Because they have a handful of imported cases per day at most, as opposed to other countries with no testing and high cases numbers also starting late?

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I'm from Australia, I know why we were so late. :) Just the tone of the article was so different compared to one here about Japan a few days ago. No 'late rollout', 'lags behind many other countries' here. :)

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