TGA has Approved Pfizer COVID Vaccine for 12–15 Year Olds [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

TGA has Approved Pfizer COVID Vaccine for 12–15 Year Olds [Headlines]

Children with compromised immunity and underlying health conditions will be given priority. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 23 Jul 2021News

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

The Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds.

Children with compromised immunity and underlying health conditions will be given priority.

But other children will have to wait until the rest of the adult population has had a chance to be vaccinated

Coronavirus infection numbers are expected to rise again, because of the high number of people infectious while moving around Greater Sydney.

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NSW’s north is on alert after COVID fragments were detected in sewage in the Byron Bay area.

New South Wales Health said it’s of great concern because there are currently no known cases in the region.

Dozens of additional venues have been identified as exposure sites across Sydney.

Hospital staff will no longer have to pay for parking at public hospitals during Sydney’s lockdown.

China has strongly rejected plans by the World Health Organization to take a closer look at whether COVID originated in a lab in Wuhan.

Police are investigating what sparked a violent brawl at Rouse Hill in Sydney’s north-west last night in which two men were stabbed.

A teenage boy was also injured.

The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony will take place tonight in front of tens of thousands of empty seats.

A study has found that cockatoos learn to open bins for food, by copying others.

Researchers have concluded it is the result of social learning, because the technique varies by location.