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‘It’s fine’: Sick MP’s message to others on vaccine – Ballina Shire Advocate

A Labor MP suffering from breast cancer has reassured others with underlying health conditions that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe to take.

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A Labor MP with breast cancer, who has become one of the first immunocompromised Australians to receive the coronavirus vaccine, has told others with underlying health issues the jab is “safe”.
Peta Murphy, who found out she had metastatic breast cancer in 2019 – eight years after first going into remission – was given her first Pfizer dose at Canberra Hospital yesterday.
“I’m fine, my arm just feels like it does after the flu vaccine,” she said.
Ms Murphy has had radiation treatment and is now…

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