Why frontline workers should only get the Pfizer vaccine

The COVID Diaries: Infectious diseases expert Dr Jim Newcombe continues his reflective journey into understanding this pandemic and its place in society. Here, we share the 12th post in his series of blogs about this global, viral threat.


Last week SA became the first state to offer the AstraZeneca vaccine to frontline healthcare workers and aged care residents as part of phase 1A of the national coronavirus vaccine rollout plan.