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''The vaccination being brought to my workplace is Astrazeneca, which is not recommended for my age''

Mary, a 75 year old front line health care worker from Ennis Co. Clare has got in contact with th...

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13.49 17 Feb 2021


''The vaccination being brought to my workplace is Astrazeneca, which is not recommended for my age''


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13.49 17 Feb 2021


Mary, a 75 year old front line health care worker from Ennis Co. Clare has got in contact with the show over the issue she is having, she's been told by her employer that the vaccination being brought to her workplace is Astrazeneca, which is not recommended for her age.

She contacted her GP Practice and was told he couldn't vaccinate a front line worker (in group 2) only someone over 85 in group 3,so she is now being missed out in the vaccination's. His secretary told her it would be 2-3 months down the line before she would get her vaccination.

Andrea spoke with Mary on the show.

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