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Why are you really having your jab? Australia’s coronavirus vaccine strategy explained – SBS News

The Pfizer vaccine has a higher efficacy than AstraZeneca, but most will be getting the latter. Here, health experts explain why it’s still important to be vaccinated…



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A small group of people in Australia are among the lucky few who’ve now received their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. By October, the government has said it hopes to have the entire adult population vaccinated.
But concerns have been raised about the efficacy of the vaccine that most people will receive – the AstraZeneca jab – and whether its sufficient to achieve herd immunity.
Here’s why its still an important vaccine despite some questions surrounding it.
What are the concerns around the…

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