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Victoria pressed to scrap two-jab Covid vaccine mandate amid worker shortage

Epidemiologists and industry groups say requirement no longer needed but chamber of commerce says decision is for health officials

The Victorian government is facing pressure from epidemiologists and industry groups to scrap its two-vaccine mandate, despite an expert suggesting Australia is on track to have more than 15,000 Covid deaths this year.

Epidemiologists Catherine Bennett and Nancy Baxter told a Victorian parliamentary inquiry on Thursday that the two-dose vaccine mandate for most industries was no longer necessary.

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