I'm eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine, should I hold out for Pfizer?
Transcript of I'm eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine, should I hold out for Pfizer?
Look, it's completely understandable that people ask that question, but the answer is unequivocally no.
Unfortunately, even though at the moment in Australia we do have very low COVID disease rates, that situation can change at any time and we can have an escalation of cases in the community.
So it's really important that you don't wait, that you come forward and you have the vaccine that you're eligible to get.
And obviously, if you're over the age of 60, that is the AstraZeneca vaccine.
And the AstraZeneca vaccine is a really good, safe vaccine.
We know that it works really well and you should absolutely not wait and put off getting vaccinated.