COVID vaccine rollout delays frustrate vulnerable Australians in priority group – ABC News Radio (Satyam Weinstein | April 2021)

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Apparently 30% of Australians are reluctant to be vaccinated, while some of the most vulnerable and at risk members of society wait in anguished frustration.  In this great ABC interview, Christina Ryan, CEO / Founder of DLI reflects on the plight of Australians who live with a disability.

Any Australian over the age of 50 will be able to get a COVID vaccine from May 3, but many vulnerable Australians are frustrated that they are still yet to be vaccinated despite being in the priority group.

In a Senate committee hearing on COVID-19 last week, officials from the Department of Health admitted just 6.5 per cent of residents in disability care had received a vaccine.

Christina Ryan is the CEO and Founder of the Disability Leadership Institute, she says many in the community feel forgotten, she spoke with ABC NewsRadio’s Satyam Weinstein.

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Apparently, 30% of Australians are reluctant to be vaccinated, while some of the most vulnerable and at risk members of society wait in anguished frustration.  In this great ABC interview, Christina Ryan, CEO / Founder of DLI reflects on the plight of Australians who live with a disability.

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