11 Aug 2021

Covid-19: Should you be changing your vaccine appointment?

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 11 August 2021

A longer gap between the first and second Pfizer vaccine jabs looks increasingly likely.

The government is examining the case for changing the three-week delay between the two doses to up to eight weeks. Some with vaccination bookings are already changing their appointments to extend the time between shots.

But given the chances of a Delta-driven outbreak happening here sooner rather than later, how prudent is that?

College of General Practitioners medical director Dr Bryan Betty spoke to Susie Ferguson.