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Sydney mother turns to Twitter in desperate bid to get daughter with Down’s syndrome vaccinated

Parents of eligible children say it has been almost impossible to make a Covid vaccine appointment and are urging governments to improve access

The mother of a 14-year-old with Down’s syndrome was forced to turn to Twitter to find a vaccine appointment for her daughter, as parents urge Australian authorities to improve access for eligible children.

The federal health minister, Greg Hunt, announced this month that children aged 12 to 15 with specific preexisting conditions would be able to get the Pfizer vaccine from 9 August. This week that was expanded to include all NDIS participants aged 12 to 15.

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