It’s expected to take up to six weeks to administer the doses
A third dose of a covid vaccine will be administered to immuno-compromised people from today.
They include cancer patients, people who’ve received an organ transplant and those with kidney disease.
It’s expected to take up to six weeks to administer the doses which will be mainly give in hospitals.
Healthcare professionals will identify the people who needs the extra doses.
The Irish Cancer Society says it’s a significant day for people who are still forced to severely restrict their movements because of the virus.
Stephanie Rohan reports.