Vaccination programme set to open to 30-39 year olds next week

Cases of Covid-19 will drop significantly once over-30s are vaccinated, according to a former head of the HSE.

30 to 39 year olds are expected to be able to register for a jab next week.

The HSE says the online portal will open 'shortly' for this age-group, as people in their 40s continue to be offered appointments.

Tony O'Brien says it's vital people in their 30s are vaccinated soon: