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Covid 19 Vaccination Portal Opens For 49 Year Olds Today.

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People can sign up by phone or online.

The Covid-19 vaccine portal for 45 to 49-year-olds opens today.

Initially, the registration process will be available to 49-year-olds, followed by 48-year-olds tomorrow, and so on.

Very high risk patients and frontline healthcare workers who have yet to receive an appointment can also register.

People can sign up by phone or online, and will be given Pfizer or Moderna when vaccinations start later this month.

However it's expected Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca will be offered if they aren't available at the time.

Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St James' Hospital in Dublin, Professor Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, says the choice will help speed up the vaccine programme:

Professor Ni Cheallaigh, says allowing an option of vaccines to chose from is important:



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