People aged between 50 and 59 will now get Pfizer over AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine; Hunter virologist Nathan Bartlett shares his thoughts

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated June 18 2021 - 3:31am, first published June 17 2021 - 4:12am
Ramp it up: Associate Professor Bartlett says now that the AstraZeneca age limits have changed - based on the accumulation of data - "We need to get faster with Pfizer. Get it out to these hubs, and into people's arms."

CONFIDENCE in the AstraZeneca vaccine will "no doubt" drop following new advice it should be limited to people 60 and over, a Hunter GP says.


Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont


Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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