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