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COVID-19 has caused an extent of fear and uncertainty amongst individuals all around the world. Yet with NSW currently in their longest lockdown to date, the government is strongly encouraging up to 70% of the population to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the hope to open up the state as soon as possible. The NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian has released a potential road map which shows that the only way restrictions will ease is through an increase in vaccination rates. So, the common question now is why isn’t everyone getting the vaccine?

Produced By: Sarah-Dane Sassin

Featured In Story: Dr Duraid Haddad, Bankstown Primary Health Care

First aired on The Wire, Monday 13 September 2021