Clare Government Senator Calls For Second Booster To Be Approved For All Immuno-Compromised People

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A Clare Government Senator says he ‘can’t understand’ why a second COVID-19 vaccine booster hasn’t been approved for all immuno-compromised people.

It’s understood recommendations for a winter jab programme will emerge soon amid increasing numbers of cases and hospitalisations.

Only those aged over 65 and those with certain specific conditions, including cancer and HIV, are eligible for a fourth shot at the moment.


However, Ennistymon-based Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway says this scope needs to be expanded to include those with diabetes and other issues.

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