Australia’s chief medical officer Paul Kelly explain why he thinks that Australians won’t return to a ‘COVID-safe normal’ until after the completion of a national roll-out of the vaccine. And that could take some time.
When will life go ‘back to normal’…? It’s the question we’re all asking since the coronavirus pandemic started in early 2020.
With a myriad of vaccines (Pfizer, Oxford… which will you receive?) starting to be rolled out in countries like the UK and America, Australians are starting to wonder how long until we can receive our jab (answer: sooner than first expected), and will that ensure that our everyday lives will return to what we used to know.
Well, bad news because life as we know it will probably will never be exactly the same. But Australian health experts are predicting that we can start enjoying a ‘COVID-safe’ sense of normality once national vaccinations have taken place, but not too soon.
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