Decision to be made on Johnson and Johnson vaccine

The head of the HSE says the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be rolled out immediately - if it's given the green light.

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee is due to make its decision in the coming days - after considering links to very rare blood clots.

From today, 62 year olds can register for their Covid vaccination.

HSE boss Paul Reid says the Johnson and Johnson jab is an important one for the rollout: