The Pfizer vaccine

Find about the Pfizer vaccine and how you can get vaccinated.  About the Pfizer vaccine  The main COVID-19 vaccine we are using in New Zealand is made by Pfizer-BioNTech. It is also known by its brand name, Comirnaty.   It is an mRNA-based (messenger ribonucleic acid) vaccine. It does not contain … Read more

Getting your booster dose

Learn about booster doses for COVID-19 vaccines, when you need one and how to get it.  About booster doses  If you are 16 years old and over, you are eligible to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.   If you are 18 years old or over, you can get … Read more

Your questions answered in NZSL – Booster & Omicron

Why is a booster needed? So I understand that some people are feeling frustrated that they’ve already had two vaccines and now we’re asking you to also get the booster. For Omicron the booster is really important, because over time our immunity does wane and so by having the booster it … Read more

Everything you need to know about the PFIZER BOOSTER

Why I need a booster   While two doses are likely to provide a good degree of protection against severe disease from Delta and Omicron COVID-19 variants for some time, a booster dose is likely to offer greater protection.   Current evidence shows your protection against infection after the primary vaccination course … Read more

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