The rollout of vaccines is not a national race

A letter from Mary Russell:

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 7:00 am
Letter to the editor

Northern Ireland and the UK is only fully ahead in those that are half vaccinated, not those fully vaccinated.

This is not a competition in who can put the most jabs into people but an effort to get the population fully vaccinated as soon as possible.

There are two different methods being used.

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It will be interesting to see which one will be the most successful in the long term but for now the figures of those fully vaccinated are as follows:

28,552 fully vaccinated in Northern Ireland (1.51% of the population fully vaccinated)

126,000 fully vaccinated in Ireland (2.57% fully vaccinated).

Mary Russell, Dundalk, Co Louth

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