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Should we also be using our rapid antigen test (RAT) to swab our throat, as some social media sources suggest? asks Thea Van De Mortel of Griffith University We’re now …

The sheer demand for RATs means a better-than-expected financial performance, Sigma reveals Sigma has made a statement saying that it now expects Underlying EBITDA for the financial year ending 31 …

Chemist Warehouse claims in the media to have given out about two-thirds of the concessional RATs distributed to date Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has told reporters that Chemist Warehouse …

Close to half of AJP readers are not participating in the concessional RAT program, our poll reveals Last week, the AJP asked whether readers’ pharmacies are taking part in the …

Complaints about pharmacies continue, but smaller stores are outstripping them on RAT price complaints, as the ACCC investigates reports Governments redirected the tests The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has …

While it’s still patchy, the rapid antigen test supply situation is looking up for pharmacies, Greg Hunt says Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has flagged what he says is a …

Pharmacy staff are struggling with crippling shortages of personal protective equipment, with those not providing COVID jabs left out in the cold, says union The Federal Government has failed to …

One pharmacist describes finding a RAT as like finding a Golden Ticket to a chocolate factory, as overwhelming demand hits the Guild’s website Another Labor politician has attacked the Morrison …

Labor says pharmacists have been left “high and dry” over the RAT supply crisis, as the Pharmacy Guild says stores are being “inundated” with queries The ALP has gone on …

This week it’s been all about the RAT race and new provisional approvals for COVID-19 treatments and a vaccine Are Governments redirecting scarce rapid antigen tests to themselves? They say …

One stakeholder pleads with the public for patience on RATs and a consumer-driven site keeps sending people to pharmacy, as the Government denies diverting the tests Amid continued high demand …

Nearly 80% of pharmacists think their workplace is understaffed, as the sector battles to source RATs and COVID vaccines – with one stakeholder calling to delay the COVID testing protocol …