Australia news live update: Novavax vaccine to roll out February; Victoria records 17 Covid deaths, NSW 24; Hunt suggests reseller ‘hoarding’ a factor in rapid test shortage
Health minister suggests reseller ‘hoarding’ a factor in shortage of rapid antigen tests; Novavax vaccine recommended for use in Australia; NSW records 24 Covid deaths and 15,091 new cases; Victoria records 17 deaths and 11,695 cases; deputy PM apologises for mistakenly saying ‘people aren’t dying’ from Covid; EU and US issue Covid travel warnings for Australia. Follow all the day’s news
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OK, this has nothing to do with Australia or Covid but I just have to share this with you, as a little morning treat.
Please enjoy the woman in the background of this snow report FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE on those stairs.