HSE may need to reach ‘maximum capacity’ of 500,000 vaccines a week by summer

With supplies still not meeting expectations, the HSE will need to speed up its vaccination rollout to ‘maximum capacity’ to meet targets

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
14th March, 2021
HSE may need to reach ‘maximum capacity’ of 500,000 vaccines a week by summer
The HSE has been unable to meet its existing target of 100,000 vaccines a week due to disruptions to the delivery schedules of AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines

The HSE may have to speed up the Covid-19 vaccination rollout to its “maximum capacity” of 500,000 people a week in the coming months as the delivery of supplies remains slow for now.

The HSE has been unable to meet its existing target of 100,000 vaccines a week due to disruptions to the delivery schedules of AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines. It had already been planning to ramp that up further to 250,000 vaccines a...

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