Up to 20 million extra vaccine doses forecast over the next 3 years.
HSE scrambles to reorganise ongoing rollout amid disruption to over-50s plan, while IBM and Salesforce are hired to develop vaccine passport app to restart travel sector. @DanielTMurray, @obraonain and @RachelLavin report. https://t.co/DVitvbLrBh— Business Post (@businessposthq) May 2, 2021
Ireland could be in line for an extra 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of 2023.
The Business Post reports a new deal between the EU and Pfizer for up to 1.8 billion doses is being finalised.
It would be the world's largest vaccine deal to date - and entitle Ireland to around 20 million jabs.
Meanwhile, the head of the country's vaccine taskforce says 30 per cent of adults will have received their first dose by today.
https://twitter.com/businessposthq/status/1388750107093389314?s=20Dr Denis McAuley from the Irish Medical Organisation says the systems are in place to administer large numbers of vaccines: