COVID-19 Vaccines for people 60 years and over with medical conditions

Information on vaccine eligibility for people aged 60 years and over with underlying medical conditions

While AstraZeneca is the recommended vaccine for people aged 60 and over, some people in this age group are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, if they have underlying medical conditions that place them at increased risk of severe COVID-19.  

These are explained in the table below. This table should be used as a guide rather than an exhaustive list:  

Immunocompromising conditions

Discover recommendations for various immunocompromising conditions below.

Other underlying conditions 

Discover recommendations for various underlying conditions below.

Reviewed 09 September 2021

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