A doctor for the cameras - but nurses do heavy-lifting for vaccine rollout

When Prime Minister Scott Morrison received one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in Australia on Sunday, the cameras were eager to capture the doctor giving him the shot. Less in the public eye was the nurse who administered the first vaccine, given to aged care resident Jane Malysiak, a few minutes earlier.

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