, PM’s appeals to ATAGI to change AZ advice ‘smashes public confidence’ on its independence, Nzuchi Times

PM’s appeals to ATAGI to change AZ advice ‘smashes public confidence’ on its independence

, PM’s appeals to ATAGI to change AZ advice ‘smashes public confidence’ on its independence, Nzuchi Times

Labor MP Tony Burke says PM Scott Morrison appealing to ATAGI to review their advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine is “absolute madness”. “What follows if that ATAGI committee now does change, and you know they’re constantly reviewing, their next review people will ask , well was that affected by political interference or is it just a medical opinion? “And that’s the last thing we want,” Mr Burke told Sky News host Alan Jones. ‘You can’t spend months and months and months as Mr Morrison has saying that we’re just going to respect the science. “And then stand up in a media conference and say well this is what I as a politician want the science to do. “It smashes public confidence.”

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