ATAGI expands eligibility for second COVID-19 boosters

Health workers, however, aren't included because evidence suggests they're at greater risk in community settings rather than at work

Patients with diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases will be eligible for a second COVID-19 booster dose from 30 May. 

Katy Gallagher
Katy Gallagher.

ATAGI has extended its recommendations for a so-called 'winter dose' to cover patients aged 16-64 with underlying health conditions and those with disabilities who have complex health needs.

Health workers and pregnant women with no underlying