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10,000 AstraZeneca Vaccines Arrive From Australia

The Australian Defence Force Royal Australian Air Force aircraft flew in the AstraZeneca vaccines, inclusive of humanitarian supplies yesterday.
07 May 2021 11:56
10,000 AstraZeneca Vaccines Arrive From Australia

10,000 doses of the Australian manufactured AstraZeneca vaccines arrived into the country last night.

The ADF Royal Australian Air Force aircraft flew in the AstraZeneca vaccines, inclusive of humanitarian supplies yesterday.

These supplies included:
✔ 90kg of vaccine consumables (needles, syringes, sharps disposal and dressings);
✔ 1,300kg of Australian-provided medical supplies (biohazard bags and pipettes), PPE (gloves, gowns and masks) ;
✔ 640kg of Fijian Government-procured medical supplies and PPE (biohazard bags, pipettes and gowns); and
✔ 30 tents provided by UNICEF Pacific for use as field clinics (if required).

This is #teamwork! Last night, the same #YourADF Royal Australian Air Force aircraft which flew in 10,000 Australian…

Posted by Australia in Fiji on Thursday, 6 May 2021

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This is to support the work of the Fijian Government and the Ministry of Health & Medical Services.

The Australia Government also wishes to extend a special ‘Vinaka Vakalevu’ to the Fijian community who donated 7 hospital beds.

These welcome supplies will be made available for immediate dissemination and use during this COVID-19 outbreak.

Feedback: jennis.naidu@fijisun.com.fj



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