June 19, 2021
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Underperforming Australia is outside world’s top 100 in coronavirus vaccination rollout

CoronaCheck is RMIT ABC Fact Check’s weekly email newsletter, dedicated to fighting the misinformation infodemic surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

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CoronaCheck #68

In this week’s CoronaCheck, we consider a claim from Labor health spokesman Mark Butler about where Australia stands among all countries when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

We also debunk social media posts about the so-called “Indian variant” of the virus, as well as suggestions that more than 200 people have died as a result of inoculation in Australia.

Is Australia ranked 113th on vaccines?

Australia’s rollout has been sluggish, despite mass vaccination hubs like this one in Melbourne.(

ABC News: Leanne Wong

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With the Victorian coronavirus cluster growing, so too has criticism of the pace and…

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