COVID-19 booster program for 2024 announced by Australian Government

Australian Medical Association February 29, 2024, 03:01 AM UTC

Summary: Australian Government accepts ATAGI's advice on COVID-19 vaccination program for 2024. Booster doses every 6 months for adults 65+ or severely immunocompromised aged 18-64, and every 12 months for other adults. Children aged 5-17 severely immunocompromised can receive a single dose this year. Healthy children and teenagers don't need a booster in 2024. Boosters can be given with annual influenza shot. Vaccines are free and widely available.

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