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Rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine

Professor Karina Butler, Chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee, was invited to contribute to the discussions on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health. Speaking about the development of COVID-19 vaccines, Prof Butler attributed the speed at which vaccines have been developed to advancements in the area of

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Covid vaccine development

Dr Ronan Glynn explains the speed of Covid vaccine development. ‘…..Ireland is on the cusp of deploying at least two COVID-19 vaccines as part of a national vaccination programme. Many are now asking, how has it all happened so quickly? After all, we know that, normally, it takes about 10 years to develop a new

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