How the Covid-19 vaccine plan could still deliver
Despite a rollercoaster week, the June target of vaccinating 3 million Irish adults is still within grasp.
Earlier this month, it appeared that Ireland‘s vaccine rollout programme was finally gaining some momentum. The government had plans to vaccinate 3.1 million people by the end of June, as part of its goal to offer first doses to 80 per cent of the country‘s adult population in the first half of 2021.
An analysis by this newspaper showed that this would mean all over-35s could expect to have been vaccinated by then, and...
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