First COVID-19 Vaccinations at Sydney's Hubs Have Begun [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

First COVID-19 Vaccinations at Sydney’s Hubs Have Begun [Headlines]

Premier Gladys Berejiklian is at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital this morning as the first Pfizer jabs have been administered.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 22 Feb 2021

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

The first COVID-19 vaccinations at Sydney’s hubs have begun.

The Premier is at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital this morning as the first Pfizer jabs have been administered.

Hotel quarantine workers, frontline healthcare staff and aged care residents are among those being vaccinated today.

An alliance of Christian community organisations has committed to partnering with the Federal Government during the COVID-19 recovery.

Mission Australia, World Vision, Compassion, Anglicare and the Bible Society are among those pledging to work together to support communities across Australia.

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A third woman alleges she was raped by the same former Liberal staffer accused of sexually assaulting Brittany Higgins at Parliament House in Canberra in 2019.

Speaking anonymously to The Australian newspaper, the woman says she was assaulted almost five years ago when she was volunteering for the coalition election campaign.

There’s been a breakthrough in the search for a cure for type one diabetes with Australian researchers finding a way to regenerate insulin producing cells.

The Monash University scientists are now starting testing on donated human cells.

A man is in a serious condition after being stabbed multiple times in Merrylands, in Sydney’s west, early this morning.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and a knife is being forensically examined.

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The World Jewish Congress has praised Pope Francis for what it calls his compassion and moral integrity a day after he made a rare private visit to a holocaust survivor in Rome.

Prince Philip is spending another night in a London hospital.

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the private hospital last Tuesday as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell.

Novak Djokovic is the 2021 Australian Open tennis champion.

Djokovic was challenged in the opening set, but in the end was too strong for Russian opponent Daniil Medvedev, taking out the final 7-5, 6-2, 6-2.