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Covid booster shots green lit for over 60s

Oct 19, 2021 08:10 By Shannonside News
Covid booster shots green lit for over 60s Covid booster shots green lit for over 60s
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Booster shots are already underway for over 80s.

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee has approved the use of booster Covid-19 vaccines for people over 60.

It was confirmed at a meeting with ministers late last night.

Up to now only those over 80 or over 65s in nursing homes have been able to avail of a third jab.

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The extra dose will be administered no sooner than five months after the previous dose.

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