Please Explain podcast: Is the COVID-19 vaccine the beginning of the end?

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Is this the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Just over a year ago a young Italian emergency doctor broke protocols to administer a coronavirus test to a patient who turned out to be Italy’s first confirmed case.

It’s hard to believe that yesterday an 84-year-old Sydney aged care resident received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Australia. It’s an extraordinary effort of science and logistics.

To talk us through the vaccine rollout, that begins in earnest today, I’m joined by health reporter Rachel Clun.

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