A COVID-19 vaccine booster program will start for immunocompromised people, with about 500,000 becoming eligible for the third jab as soon as two months after their second.
Australians with severely compromised immune systems will be offered a third coronavirus jab to maximise protection against the deadly disease from Monday.
ATAGI has recommended a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for some immunocompromised people. The preference is they receive a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, though those who have already received AstraZeneca can get a third dose of that.
What people are saying?
Free Radical The FDA in the US gave a similar authorisation of boosters, because only for those at high risk of infection do the vaccines offer greater benefit than the detrimental impact effect to health. Should make everyone question how safe the vaccines are.
Sian Lewis What about the population who haven’t had their 1st dose?We’ve still got unvaccinated elderly, ppl with disabilities,some front line workers, Teachers, Aboriginals. Get as close to 90% as you can, then give boosters.WHO asked us not to give boosters as the whole world need the jab.