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3rd dose may be needed 18 months from last COVID vaccine jab: MOH official – Yahoo News Australia

While vaccines can protect you against COVID-19 for up to 18 months, a booster dose may eventually be needed.

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Mirza Amir, 38, holds hands with his mother Saleha Bt Mohamed, 76, as she takes her vaccination jab at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Singapore March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su
SINGAPORE While health authorities here expect the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines to confer protection against the coronavirus for up to 18 months, a booster dose may eventually be needed in vaccinated individuals in order to guard against new variants of COVID-19. 
“While vaccination gives a…

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