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Should you bring forward your second dose of AstraZeneca to protect against the Delta variant?

As NSW cases rise, Scott Morrison has asked people to shorten the window between jabs. We ask health experts if that’s a good idea

Prime minister Scott Morrison on Thursday urged Australians to get their second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine after two months instead of three, given the spread of the Delta variant in New South Wales.

Australians are understandably wondering how effective the available Covid-19 vaccines – AstraZeneca and Pfizer – are in protecting against the more transmissible variant. Every week there are new comments being made from health ministries around the world about the variant and vaccine efficacy, and studies analysing the impact of vaccines, all of which add to the confusion.

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