Analysis: Will latest ‘game-changing’ vaccine stand up to new variants?
Despite potential risks to efficacy from new strains of the virus, experts say vaccines will still protect people from becoming seriously ill with Covid-19
The location of 37 new Covid-19 vaccination centres were revealed in the past week as the government prepares to begin vaccinating new priority groups.
These centres will be opened once mass vaccination expands beyond local GP and healthcare settings where the over-85s are now being vaccinated.
Ireland’s mass vaccination programme moved onto its third priority group – the over-70s – on Monday with the oldest group within that age cohort the first to be vaccinated....
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