'No safety reasons’ to keep 14-day gap between flu and COVID-19 vax

Vulnerable Australians need both vaccines as soon as possible, experts say

Moves in Victoria to ditch the 14-day recommended interval between influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations could easily be extended to millions of other at-risk Australians, a leading vaccination expert says.

Professor Robert Booy
Professor Robert Booy.

Last week, Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly wrote to immunisation providers in Victoria saying the interval recommended by ATAGI could be ignored in the interests of vaccinating aged