HSE chief: Ireland in ‘final countdown’ stage of vaccinations

The Health Service Executive is considering closing some mass vaccination centres in autumn as the uptake in jabs continues

1st August, 2021
HSE chief: Ireland in ‘final countdown’ stage of vaccinations
Paul Reid tweeted yesterday: “After just seven months of the vaccination programme, we're on the final countdown to protect ourselves and to rebuild.” Picture: Photocall

The HSE is actively examining standing down some mass vaccination centres in autumn, with its chief executive stating that Ireland is in “the final countdown” stage of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Paul Reid tweeted yesterday: “After just seven months of the vaccination programme, we're on the final countdown to protect ourselves and to rebuild.”

Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer, also sounded a positive note yesterday as thousands of mainly younger...

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