Going Viral: Episode 176


Going Viral: COVID Vaccination Update


In this episode:



– COVID-19 vaccine boosters work well against the omicron variant
– Awaiting more data before we know if a 4th jab will be needed
– COVID vaccination in children 5-11 yrs have shown a good safety record
– A third primary dose for children 5-11 yrs with immunosuppression
– Novavax was not superior to mRNA vaccines as a booster so patients should not be waiting for it
– You can have both flu and COVID shots at the same time


Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator



Total time: 28 mins



Guest: A/Prof Nicholas Wood, Staff Specialist General Paediatrician; Associate Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance





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