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COVID-19 vaccine information


Webinar filmed: May 2021.
Please note: the information in this resource was current at the time of release. As this is an evolving situation please check information from your treating doctor for advice on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Join Prof. Peter Wark (Senior Staff Specialist: Respiratory & Sleep) to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccinations available in Australia. In this webinar Prof. Wark will discuss the following topics:

  • How the vaccines work
  • Why we need two doses of the vaccine
  • The approval process for COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Differences between available vaccines
  • Possible side effects
  • Should individuals with lung disease and/or lung cancer get the vaccine?

The information provided in this webinar is of a general nature, any concerns or questions about your health and the vaccine are best directed to your treating doctor. For further information about COVID-19 or your lung disease contact our Information & Support Centre on 1800 654 301.