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Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials – TheJournal.ie

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

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THE HEALTH MINISTER has asked for an assessment of whether vaccinating younger people at an earlier point would impact Covid-19 transmission.
Currently, the vaccine rollout works on the basis of age, meaning younger people will be vaccinated after older age groups. 
A spokesperson for Minister Stephen Donnelly said an assessment of vaccinating younger people sooner has been requested to see if such a move would have any impact on transmission. 
The Irish Times first reported…

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