Hunt announces campaign for second COVID-19 booster

High-risk patients will be eligible for the extra dose four months after their first booster, ATAGI says

The Federal Government has accepted ATAGI advice for a “winter booster” COVID-19 shot for all patients aged 65 or older and other particularly vulnerable individuals.

Minister for Health Greg Hunt.
Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

The second booster is also advised for Indigenous people aged 50 or older, patients 16 and up who are severely immunocompromised, and those in disability care.

The extra dose can be given four months after the