"NSW residents told to expect Covid-19 booster shots indefinitely"
NSW residents can expect to receive periodic Covid-19 vaccines for years to come after the state hits its initial 70 per cent double dose target.
Chief health officer Kerry Chant said on Monday morning people will need to get used to receiving booster shots, with the virus expected to circulate indefinitely.
“I can’t see that Covid is not going to be with us forever,” Dr Chant said.
“Maybe in the future we can have better vaccines and coverage across the world to achieve that.
“I mean, as a public health doctor, we always want to have diseases get totally eliminated but that’s not on the horizon in the near future.”
Dr Chant’s comments raise potential implications for future vaccine targets and lockdown restrictions.
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