2,000 Additional Covid-19 Vaccines To Be Administered In Hospitals Across Cork In The Coming Days

They will be administered this weekend

The additional allocation will be given to healthcare workers at Cork University Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, and South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital.

The 2,000 extra Covid vaccines follows an initial 500 vaccines received and administered in CUH since 29th December

Meanwhile, NPHET expects the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, which has been approved by the US, to be authorised in Europe next week.

Professor Karina Butler says the vaccine programme will increase in capacity if more vaccines are approved:

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