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Demand In Pharmacies For Vaccinations For 12 To 15 Year Olds Expected To Remain Strong.

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Over 50,000 teenagers in that age group had registered by the end of yesterday.

12 to 15 year-olds will continue to get vaccinated in pharmacies today.

Over 50,000 teenagers in that age group had registered by the end of yesterday.

The Irish Pharmacy Union says some pharmacies have already started vaccinating them, but the majority will do so today.

Secretary General, Darragh O'Loughlin says uptake for the jab for 12 to 15 year-olds has been strong so far:

Darragh O'Loughlin says most vaccinations of this age group will begin in pharmacies today:


A former head of the HSE is encouraging people who are vaccine-hesitant to go to a walk-in centre today.

Four of these clinics are operating today - in Longford, Monaghan and two in Dublin.

Over-16s can turn up without an appointment to get their first dose of a Pfizer jab.

Tony O'Brien is encouraging people to try to get over their vaccine fears

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