Vaccine hesitancy is at 13% among 18 to 34 year olds.
Younger people are less likely to get vaccinated against Covid 19 than the rest of the population.
A new Ipsos MRBI tracker survey for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association shows vaccine hesitancy is at 13 per cent among 18 to 34 year olds.
Overall, Ireland's #COVID19 vaccination rate is high. Globally, the EU and the US are stepping up efforts to get more of the world vaccinated. They are boosting dose-sharing pledges and guarding against supply chain disruptions. #InnovateForLife @ipha https://t.co/8J3PX6EgGi— Bernard Mallee (@BernardMallee) September 27, 2021
8 per cent of them say they would refuse a jab and 5 per cent are unsure.
IPHA spokesperson Bernard Mallee says vaccination is helping despite young people's hesitancy:
Bernard Mallee says everyone including young people needs to be encouraged to get a dose