Push for COVID-19 boosters as vaccination rate slumps amid winter flu season
Push for COVID-19 boosters as vaccination rate slumps amid winter flu seasonBy Jessica Warriner
As Western Australia's third COVID-19 vaccine dose rate slumps, experts are urging the community to keep getting boosted.
- The end of vaccine mandates is slowing booster uptake
- Health experts believe people are less scared of COVID
- 82 per cent of people are triple vaccinated
The state is still leading the country with more than 82 per cent of over 16s triple-dosed, but that rate has shifted less than two per cent in the past month.
Pharmacist Anthony Masi has seen the drop in demand firsthand at his Bull Creek store, and said a variety of factors have likely had an impact, including removing vaccination requirements for many workers.
"The removal of …
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