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Booster Jabs Next Major Milestone In Ireland's Vaccine Roll-Out, Says Midlands Expert

It comes as the 7 millionth vaccine was administered today.

Health experts say boosters jabs will be the next major step in Ireland's vaccine rollout plan.

It comes as today marks 7 million doses of the vaccine administered.

From slow beginnings, Ireland’s rollout has quickly gathered pace.

And with 90 per cent of the adult population now fully vaccinated, the campaign has been one of the most successful in Europe.
Trinity College Dublin professor, Mullingar's Kingston Mills says the rollout has been a major success.

Experts say the next major step will be the rollout of booster jabs.

After this was approved for the over 80s and older nursing home residents.

Despite the misgivings from charities and some health figures, the first boosters are expected to be rolled out in the coming weeks.

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