High-risk people eligible for second Covid booster vaccine under new Australian guidelines

From Monday about 1.5 million aged 16-64 qualify for fourth dose after updated advice that excludes people without serious risk factorsFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingPeople...

High-risk people eligible for second Covid booster vaccine under new Australian guidelines

From Monday about 1.5 million aged 16-64 qualify for fourth dose after updated advice that excludes people without serious risk factors

People with medical conditions or disabilities that increase the risk of severe Covid-19 will be eligible for a fourth vaccine dose after updated advice by Australian health authorities.

From 30 May about 1.5 million more people aged 16 to 64 will be eligible for the fourth dose, the interim health minister, Katy Gallagher, announced on Wednesday.

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