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Pfizer & Bio-N-Tech Seek Approval For Third Booster Vaccine

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Third dose 6 months after second dose shows higher efficacy

Pfizer & Bio-N-Tech are seeking approval for a booster shot of their Covid-19 vaccine.

They say data shows a third dose six months after the second dose shows higher efficacy against variants.

From today, 32-year-olds can register for an mRNA vaccine on the HSE's online portal.

It comes as the delivery of 80,000 Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccines to pharmacies is continuing today.

Darragh O'Loughlin, of the Irish Pharmacy Union, says the latest delivery of the vaccines has been successful:

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