The Queensland Premier has ripped into the Morrison government, saying the blame for the vaccine overdose case was ‘entirely’ on them.
The Queensland Premier has levelled the blame for the vaccine overdose of two aged care residents in the Sunshine State “entirely” on the Morrison government.
Annastacia Palaszczuk also demanded the Prime Minister call an urgent national cabinet meeting as soon possible to discuss the concerning development.
A doctor has been stood down amid an investigation after an 88-year-old man and 94-year-old woman were given more than the recommended dosage of the coronavirus jab on Tuesday morning.
“None of this is good enough and the federal government must explain itself,” Ms Palaszczuk told state parliament on Wednesday morning, insisting the vaccine program was “entirely the responsibility” of the Morrison government, which has leaned on private contractors to deliver the vital jab.
“I want to know what training is provided to the people the federal government is employing to administer the vaccines in our aged care facilities.
“I want to know about the communications strategies for the next phases of the rollout of the vaccine.”
Ms Palaszczuk said the vaccine failure on just the second day of the rollout was disturbing because “people need and must have full confidence in this vaccine”…