NIAC To Discuss Booster Vaccines For Health Workers
The National Immunisation Advisory Committee will meet today to consider booster vaccines for health care workers.
It comes as the number of health staff out of work due to covid related illnesses has almost doubled to 3,500 in the past 10 days.
508 people were in public hospitals last night with covid, while 93 are in ICU.
Meanwhile children return to school today following the mid-term, and the Chief Medical Officer’s reminding parents to keep them home if they have symptoms.
But DCU Professor of Health Systems Anthony Staines disagrees with Tony Holohan that child-to-child transmission is uncommon in schools: