Over 70s could begin to be vaccinated at clinics next week

 

A Donegal Doctor has welcomed confirmation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee that all Covid-19 vaccines authorised for use in Ireland can be administered to all adults, including those aged 70 and over.

The NIAC says those aged 70 and older should be given an mRNA vaccine which includes Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Dr Denis McCauley who is Chair of the Irish Medical Organisation's GP Committee is confident the Pfizer vaccine can be delivered to the over 70s by GPs: