90-Year-Old Woman Has Become First Person In UK To Be Given Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

90-Year-Old Woman Has Become First Person In UK To Be Given Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine [Headlines]

Residents in the United Kingdom are now being given a COVID-19 vaccine, outside of clinical trials. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomWednesday 9 Dec 2020News

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

Residents in the United Kingdom are now being given a COVID-19 vaccine, outside of clinical trials.

Hospitals have stocked up on 800,000 doses of the vaccine developed by American company Pfizer.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian is urging people not to become complacent, while we wait for a vaccine to be rolled out in Australia.

The elective surgery waiting list in New South Wales has blown out by more than 10,000 compared to the same time last year.

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It’s partly due to a pause in elective surgery at the height of the pandemic but also because there are more patients wanting surgery.

Unions are slamming a new element of Industrial Relations reforms, allowing pay deals to be altered.

The Fair Work Commission may be given the ability to approve a pay deal that may not meet the “Better Off Overall Test” for businesses struggling during the pandemic.

The Transport Workers Union is taking legal action against Qantas.

It’s trying to overturn the airline’s plan to out-source 2000 workers, saying the move is unlawful.

Police say they believe they have found the body of a woman murdered near Wagga Wagga three years ago.

Three people have been already been sentenced in relation to Allecha Boyd’s death.

A memorial service is being held in New Zealand today, marking 12 months since the White Island Volcano tragedy.

22 people, including 17 Australians, died following the eruption.