COVID-19 vaccines targeting current variants to be rolled out from December

Professor Robert Booy urges healthcare workers to get any 'available' vaccine with cases rising and the new versions weeks away.
Professor Robert Booy.

Practices can order new monovalent COVID-19 vaccines that target circulating Omicron subvariants ahead of a mid-December rollout, the Federal Government has announced. 

Amid another surge in cases in recent weeks, federal Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler said the latest Omicron-specific vaccines had been approved following advice from ATAGI.