Moderna jab expected on Island ‘around mid April’

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 6:28am

Arrival of third vaccine won’t speed up rollout, says minister

Shipments of the Moderna vaccine are expected to arrive on the Island in mid-April. 

The UK has ordered 17 million doses of the jab but the health minister has warned ‘firm delivery numbers have yet to be announced’.

The two-dose vaccine will be administered across the Island’s vaccination hubs alongside the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs. 

David Ashford says it won’t speed up the rollout here and will need to be signed off before it’s used:

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