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Victoria turns away under-50s trying to get Covid jab at vaccination hubs

Health officials appear to have clamped down on people trying to get the vaccine if they are not yet eligible following a Guardian story

The Victorian government is looking at opening up the vaccine rollout to those under 50 who are currently ineligible, as the state has reinforced rules stopping people ineligible from getting the Covid-19 vaccine from turning up to hubs to get their first dose.

On Sunday, Guardian Australia reported that due to the low number of people in eligible categories getting vaccinated at the mass vaccination hubs in Victoria, people who were not currently eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine were able to get their first shot of AstraZeneca by turning up and explaining they still wanted to be vaccinated.

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