'No doctor need worry': Hunt says no legal risk from ATAGI vaccine update

As long as GPs ensure informed consent, those under 50 can still opt for AstraZeneca vaccine

GPs are not running legal risks by administering AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to patients under 50 provided they get informed consent, the Federal Government has declared.

Minister for Health Greg Hunt.

A debate on the medicolegal implications of any major adverse event surfaced following ATAGI’s declaration that there was a “likely causal link” between the vaccine and rare, unusual blood clots dubbed thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)

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