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What You Should Know Before Getting A Booster The Quicky

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The NSW, VIC and SA governments recently decided to reduce the time between our second COVID-19 jab and third booster shots to just three months, but does the shorter timeframe mean your vaccine could be less effective?

And what about choosing between Pfizer or Moderna; how do you know which one you should get? Does it matter? Does it depend on which vaccine you had for round one and two?

The Quicky speaks to our favourite GP to find out the answers to these and many more questions about Australia's booster program, including whether there is any truth to reports that a third injection can miraculously heal a variety of skin conditions overnight.

CREDITS 

Host: Claire Murphy

With thanks to: 

Dr Brad McKay - Science communicator, TV host, author and podcaster who works as a GP in Sydney. He is also the author of Fake Medicine: Exposing the wellness crazes, cons and quacks costing us our health

Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

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CONTACT US

Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

GET IN TOUCH:

Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading or listening to our content, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au 

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The NSW, VIC and SA governments recently decided to reduce the time between our second COVID-19 jab and third booster shots to just three months, but does the shorter timeframe mean your vaccine could be less effective?

And what about choosing between Pfizer or Moderna; how do you know which one you should get? Does it matter? Does it depend on which vaccine you had for round one and two?

The Quicky speaks to our favourite GP to find out the answers to these and many more questions about Australia's booster program, including whether there is any truth to reports that a third injection can miraculously heal a variety of skin conditions overnight.

CREDITS 

Host: Claire Murphy

With thanks to: 

Dr Brad McKay - Science communicator, TV host, author and podcaster who works as a GP in Sydney. He is also the author of Fake Medicine: Exposing the wellness crazes, cons and quacks costing us our health

Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/

CONTACT US

Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

GET IN TOUCH:

Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at podcast@mamamia.com.au

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Just by reading or listening to our content, you’re helping to fund girls in schools in some of the most disadvantaged countries in the world - through our partnership with Room to Read. We’re currently funding 300 girls in school every day and our aim is to get to 1,000. Find out more about Mamamia at mamamia.com.au 

Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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