Covid booster shot warning ‘underlines urgent need for Australia to make mRNA vaccines’

Covid booster shot warning ‘underlines urgent need for Australia to make mRNA vaccines’

The Guardian

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Pfizer boss flags likelihood that extra jabs will be required – raising prospect of increased global demand

Experts say suggestions that a third dose of Pfizer may be needed within 12 months again show why Australia “urgently” needs to develop an onshore capability to manufacture mRNA vaccines.

Overnight Pfizer’s chief executive, Albert Bourla, said it was “likely” that a booster shot would be needed within a year, with annual revaccinations also a possibility.

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