A booster dose, six or more months after the second dose, will make sure that the protection from the first doses is even stronger and longer lasting and should help prevent the spread of the virus
We have booster vaccines for a range of other illnesses like whooping cough and tetanus, which helps protect us from these diseases as our immunity wanes.
The latest research from Israel – which is currently well ahead of the rest of the world with its vaccination program – shows a booster shot is particularly beneficial for those older than 60.
The head of the TGA, Professor John Skerritt said “Their chance of becoming seriously ill and getting infected was very significantly reduced with a third dose booster.”
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