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NT vaccine rollout kicks off in Darwin | Katherine Times




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A health specialist working with quarantining travellers has been among the first Northern Territorians to roll up her sleeve for the COVID-19 vaccine. Occupational therapist Erica Bleakley said receiving the Pfizer jab at Royal Darwin Hospital was exciting and a relief, and “didn’t hurt at all”. “It’s a good day for those us working in international quarantine because it’s something that’s always playing on your mind,” she told reporters on Monday. “The needle was tiny so it all went well.” Ms Bleakley said there had been numerous positive virus cases among the returning Australians isolating at the Howard Springs quarantine facility. “So knowing we’re more protected but also that we’re less…

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