Scott Morrison flip flops on his power to influence Atagi’s advice on AstraZeneca – video

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said there has been a β€˜constant appeal’ to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation [Atagi] to change its advice on who is eligible for the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Moments later in the press conference at the Lodge, the prime minister expressed shock that he might be able to influence Atagi at all, saying, β€˜Well, I cannot control what Atagi advises.’ Jonathan Kearsley from the Nine Network responded by noting: β€˜You just said there is a constant appeal for them to change that advice.’ To which Morrison replied, β€˜Sure,’ before giving the call to another reporter.

Morrison offers microaggression and deflection, when all we want is an apology – and a solutionScott Morrison says he has pressed Atagi to change its advice on AstraZeneca
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