CANBERRA, April 13 (Xinhua) — Australia’s top business groups have warned that the country “risks losing the economic war” as a result of its interrupted coronavirus vaccine rollout.
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Australian Industry (AI) Group and Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) warned that Australia’s economic recovery from the pandemic could be derailed by the delayed rollout.
As of Tuesday there had been 1.23 million COVID-19 vaccines administered in Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out setting targets for when the rollout will be completed after abandoned his promise to vaccinate the population by October.
Innes Willox, the chief executive of the AI Group, said that without an updated…