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HSE Identifies Patterns Of Covid Infection Between Unvaccinated Staff & Patients.

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Vaccine uptake among health care workers is high

The HSE says it's identified patterns of outbreaks in healthcare settings, where the virus was introduced by an unvaccinated staff member.

Vaccine uptake among health care workers is high, but there are some who have reservations and so haven't been vaccinated.

In cases where unvaccinated healthcare workers introduced the virus into a hospital or residential care setting, patients and residents were infected.

Professor Martin Cormican, the HSE’s National Lead for Infection Control says there's little enthusiasm for a mandatory vaccination policy


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