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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# MRNA Vaccines

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Information campaign to be launched as children aged 12 to 15 set to be offered jabs
The vaccine portal is also now open for those aged 16 and 17.
A government spokesperson said there is no suggestion that vaccination will be a prerequisite for children returning to school in September.
NIAC advice stated that a parent's decision to accept, defer or refuse a vaccine for their child should be respected.
Booster shots are set to be given to key groups in the autumn.
Covid vaccine portal will open to everyone aged 18 or over from tomorrow
The health minister said Ireland’s vaccination programme is ahead of schedule and performing “really well”.
Covid vaccine portal will open for people aged 25-29 tomorrow
This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.
Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 30-34 - here's what you need to know
Registration for this cohort had initially been planned for Friday, but the date was moved forward.
Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective
In further encouraging news, one dose of either vaccine resulted in 80% protection against infection.