Update on use of AstraZeneca vaccine in Ireland expected later

 

Health officials are due to give an update on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Ireland later today.

It comes after the European Medicines Agency expressed confidence in it.

Its use had been suspended in several countries over blood clot fears.

But the EMA yesterday found the injection is 'safe and effective.'

Dr Ronan Glynn says he's hopeful the suspension will not have damaged confidence in the vaccine: