Are COVID-19 vaccines effective?
All vaccines approved for use in Australia are very effective at stopping people from becoming very sick if they catch COVID-19.
Clinical trials and real world data show that COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective to prevent severe illness with COVID-19.
For example, data from the United Kingdom shows that these vaccines also significantly reduce the risk of severe COVID-19, including hospitalisation and death, in older adults.
With new COVID-19 vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine. That's why we're providing accurate, evidence-based answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccines.