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Every resident in Ireland to be offered the vaccine before September, says Donnelly

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has stated that every resident in Ireland is expected to be offered the Covid-19 vaccine before September.

While addressing the Dáil, Donnelly stated that these plans will go ahead on the basis that all expected vaccine candidates get regulatory approval.

Donnelly also made some clarifications in regards to his original statement that every citizen will get the vaccine but actually meant every resident and apologised for his mistake.

In the first quarter of 2021, Ireland is expected to receive 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine and is currently receiving 40,000 doses a week from Pfizer.


Aer Lingus to temporarily lay-off 129 staff at Shannon Airport

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