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Advisory Committee Stands Firm On Age Limit For Use Of AstraZenica Vaccine

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee says its advice regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine has not changed despite the view of the World Health Organisation, which has recommended the vaccine be given to all adults over 18 with no upper age limit.

Ireland has opted to prioritise giving the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine to people over the age of 70, which is due to begin from Monday.
Chair of the advisory committee, Professor Karina Butler, says the W.H.O. findings were similar to that of the European Medicines Agency

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