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Covid vaccines: Australian GPs and some health departments in the dark over booster shots

People eligible for third dose have been turned away from clinics that are awaiting more information from commonwealth on how to proceed

General practitioners and state health departments are still in the dark as to how they should roll out third doses of Covid-19 vaccines, despite the commonwealth announcing that 500,000 severely immunocompromised Australians became eligible for a booster jab from this week.

Guardian Australia is aware of eligible third-dose recipients, including a cancer patient undergoing treatment, who have been turned away by GPs and state-run clinics that are yet to begin administering the third doses as they are still awaiting further instruction from the federal health department.

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