This group has long suffered much higher death rates than the general population due to a poor standard of basic healthcare.
From today, around 1,000 clinics around the country can begin vaccinating eligible Australians.
The European Medicines Agency has said the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is not associated with an increased overall risk of developing blood clots.
As immunisation emerges as the world's primary weapon to combat COVID-19, much more work is needed to improve electricity access so vaccines can be refrigerated.
Allowing people to discuss their concerns one-on-one has been shown the improve vaccine uptake.
The government should be explicit about what proportion of the population will need to be vaccinated to warrant border reopening. Australians could then measure progress towards that goal.
Several countries on the continent had introduced COVID-19 vaccination by early March 2021.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's strong ratings in the Newspoll and Essential poll suggest the slow vaccine rollout and anger among women might not be hurting the government yet.
Is Australia behind on its rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine? Yes. Will it catch up? Most likely, yes. But there are perils in trying to go too fast, and in overpromising on deadlines.
There is a difference between people who deliberately seek out vaccines outside the system, and those who are offered them because they're about to expire.
Stockpiles of this vaccine are going unused in France and Germany, and unfounded criticism of it may be partly to blame.
For those who are socially deprived, vulnerability to COVID-19 will arise at an earlier age.
Real-world studies of vaccines aren't directly comparable with clinical trials, but their results are still good news.
South Africa is aiming for 67% coverage, which translates to about 40 million people by the end of 2021.
Most of us don't know yet when or where we'll receive our COVID vaccination. But particularly as there's a risk of scams, it's important to be clear on how this process will (and won't) play out.
Two experts explain why the UK's vaccine programme has been a success, while abroad China, Russia and India use vaccine supplies to increase their soft power.
Good decisions and investment have built a strong supply chain, while various experts have helped with distribution.
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Australia's keenly awaited COVID vaccine rollout begins today. So how will it work, and will the vaccine be the end of all our coronavirus-related problems?
The UK has given around 25% of its population a first dose, but across the world fewer than 3% of people have received a vaccine.