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About the COVID-19 vaccines

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, including the Pfizer COMIRNATY vaccine. Discover how it was developed and whether it's safe.

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COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines are available to all Australians throughout 2021. Find out if you're eligible now, and learn about safety and side effects.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Checker

If you have had a COVID-19 vaccination and think you may be experiencing side-effects, you can check here.

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7 reasons people don't get COVID-19 vaccinations, and why you should — right now

You, or someone you know, may be hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Here, some common concerns are addressed, including about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)

Learn about thrombosis with thrombocytopenia, a rare blood-clotting syndrome linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, including symptoms and treatment.

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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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Blood clots

Most blood clots aren’t harmful, but they can move through the body and affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life threatening. Learn here how to recognise a blood clot.

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Getting the COVID-19 vaccination

Find out who can get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether it's safe for pregnant women or older people, and when and where you can get vaccinated.

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After you get the COVID-19 vaccination

Frequently asked questions about what happens after a COVID-19 vaccination, in regard to side effects, restrictions, travel and more.

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COVID-19 Vaccine - Sydney Olympic Park FAQ's

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