The State Plans To Have A Large Fraction Of People Vaccinated Against Covid-19 By Autumn 2021

It hopes to begin vaccinations as early as next month

The plan is to have one million vulnerable people vaccinated over the coming months.

According to the Sunday Independent, a twin rollout of the vaccines is likely through GP practices and regional hubs, while a vaccine passport will be used to track it.

Dr Margaret Harris from the World Health Organisation says the plan to vaccinate a large number of people by the end of the summer is ambitious:

'I think it's always great to have a really, really big target. It is a big target. But don't give your government a hard time if it doesn't happen. It's the equivalent of a moon shot.'

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