Hopes are rising that some air travel in and out of Australia could be restored within months, as the first coronavirus vaccinations are administered across the country.
University of South Australia epidemiologist Adrian Esterman told The Age he expected vaccine passports would enable travel.
“If you’ve got a vaccine passport and you’re coming from a low-risk country, then you’ll probably be deemed absolutely safe and there’ll be no restriction whatsoever,” Professor Esterman said.
“But if you’re coming from a high-risk country, which has got these new (COVID-19) variants â¦ even though you’ve been vaccinated, there might be some need to isolate for a few days.”
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