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Dr Simon Holliday of the Taree Respiratory Clinic says vaccine hesitancy puts community at risk

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated June 21 2021 - 2:31pm, first published May 6 2021 - 6:00pm
Get your shot: Dr Simon Holliday and Helen Holliday have already had their first AstraZeneca vaccinations. Photo: Julia Driscoll

Vaccine hesitancy is causing a public health risk, says Dr Simon Holliday of the Taree HealthHub and Respiratory Clinic, and if we don't act now, we are risking disaster.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.