Vaccine portal for 45 - 49 year olds opens

The Covid-19 vaccine portal for 45 to 49 year olds will open from today, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said.

Initially mRNA vaccines, such as Pfizer and Moderna, will be available for the 45 to 49 age group.

Work is ongoing at the Health Service Executive around use of the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine.