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People under 50 asking for and getting AstraZeneca vaccine as older Australians hang back

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Millennials are turning up to vaccine hubs to get the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine not being taken up by those over 50, as demand at Australia’s mass vaccination centres has not been as high as expected.

A nurse at a Victorian vaccination hub who the Guardian spoke to earlier this week said she had delivered just one shot in an eight-hour shift. It was so slow staff had begun accepting walk-ins, even from those not yet eligible to receive the vaccine.

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