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Latest news: Booster shots

Monday start for second COVID-19 vaccine booster rollout

Older and vulnerable Australians will soon be able to receive a second COVID-19 booster shot.

Winter COVID-19 vaccine doses for eligible Canberrans

Eligible Canberrans will soon be able to get their winter COVID-19 vaccination booster at ACT Government clinics.

COVID-19 vaccine booster needed to be ‘up to date’

Australians will now need a booster dose to be considered up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations.

ACT records 102 COVID-19 cases, two in hospital

The ACT has reached one hundred daily COVID-19 cases for the first time with 102 infections in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Morrison plays down ‘200,000 daily COVID-19 cases’ modelling

The Morrison government has played down modelling showing up to 200,000 COVID-19 cases a day is a possibility without tightened restrictions.

ACT records just one new COVID-19 case

The ACT has recorded just one new COVID-19 case in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, the lowest number in Canberra since 14 August.

Most US Omicron cases hit fully vaccinated: CDC

Most of the 43 COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant identified in the United States were in people who were fully vaccinated and a third of them had received a booster dose, a US report says.

WHO wants even spread of vaccine, boosters only for vulnerable

The WHO continues to oppose making booster shots against COVID-19 universally available and wants to make jabs more accessible worldwide.

Australia to revisit booster shot timeline in bid to contain Omicron

Australia is looking at bringing forward booster shots and tightening international border rules in a bid to contain the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.

Aussies able to travel without booster shots

Health Minister Greg Hunt says there are no plans at this stage to make Australians have a coronavirus booster shot to allow them to travel.

Limit boosters to immunocompromised: WHO

WHO has called for vaccine makers to prioritise deliveries of COVID-19 jabs to the COVAX dose-sharing facility for poorer countries.

Australia approves COVID-19 booster shot

Aged care residents are expected to be the first to receive a COVID vaccine booster shot after the medical regulator gave the green light.