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Pharmacies Report Slow-Down In Take Up Of Covid 19 Vaccinations.

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40,000 12 to 15 year olds have been vaccinated so far, across all locations.

Pharmacies are experiencing a 'much slower' take-up of Covid vaccines among 12 to 15 year olds than for those aged 18 to 34.

They've been administering the jab on the younger age-group since last week, along with GPs and vaccination centres.

Over 40,000 12 to 15 year olds have been vaccinated so far, across all locations.

Darragh O'Loughlin, from the Irish Pharmacy Union, says the demand is nothing like as brisk as for the older age-group.

Darragh O'Loughlin says parents have lots of questions about the safety of the vaccines

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