Healthcare Australia expects to receive AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine within months Updated : September 07, 2020 09:30 AM IST AstraZeneca’s candidate, AZD1222, is viewed as a frontrunner in a global race to deliver an effective vaccine to combat the virus. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.