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Morrison said concerns about production delays in other countries is why the Australian Government had decided to put in place arrangement with CSL and AstraZeneca to produce that vaccine on shore.
That is happening now. It is underway now. Yes, we paid a premium for it. Yes, we had to put the capabilities in place with CSL to achieve that and, yes, we’re involved more broadly in the development of their production facilities in Melbourne but that was the right decision for Australia because, as much as you can, you want to be able to control as many things as you can in this country when dealing with Covid-19.
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