Chaos reigns: GPs swamped by demand for AstraZeneca vax from under-40s

The RACGP is urging doctors to stick with ATAGI advice that the Pfizer vaccine is the 'preferred' option
Geir O'Rourke

The RACGP is urging doctors to follow the ATAGI’s advice when offering the AstraZeneca vaccine after Scott Morrison was savaged for urging younger Australians wanting the vaccine to see their GP.

Many practices have reported a surge in vaccination requests following the Prime Minister’s statement on Monday night, which the government insists is in line with ATAGI recommendations (see box).