Pfizer fight: GP backs claims of lacking supply with ‘huge waitlists’
A prominent GP has weighed in on the lagging vaccination rate in Queensland and the delays in clinics receiving doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 jab.
Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the state was not told about an extra 60,000 doses of Pfizer available for Queensland, as the stoush heats up between the Queensland government and the commonwealth over vaccine supply.
Dr Maria Boulton, the chair of the AMA Queensland Council of General Practice, said her clinic had a huge waitlist for people eager to receive their jab.
“We have never had enough supply of Pfizer, and there are still lot of GP clinics that are waiting for some supply to arrive,” she said on 4BC Drive.
“At my clinic, we received an email earlier in the week, letting us know that the Pfizer supply will increase in the next week, and asking us how many we can do.
“Currently we are only receiving 150 a week.”
She said there were huge waitlists to get through and patients were eager to get vaccinated.
“We have been asking for more doses since the start, and we still don’t have enough.”
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