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NSW and Victoria to urge Scott Morrison to speed up vaccine booster schedule amid record Covid cases

States call for the vaccine booster interval to be shortened as New South Wales records 3,057 new cases

State premiers will urge Scott Morrison to speed up the schedule for booster shots after the emergence of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus which has seen cases surge to record numbers in New South Wales.

Before the hastily scheduled national cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the NSW health minister, Brad Hazzard, and his Victorian counterpart, Martin Foley, wrote to Greg Hunt calling for the commonwealth to shorten the booster eligibility period.

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