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Local GP hopes NIAC will recommend mixing vaccines for people who received a first jab of AstraZeneca

Jun 29, 2021 12:06 By News Northern Sound
Local GP hopes NIAC will recommend mixing vaccines for people who received a first jab of AstraZeneca Local GP hopes NIAC will recommend mixing vaccines for people who received a first jab of AstraZeneca
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The Monaghan GP says there's evidence this can provide additional protection against Covid-19.

A local GP is hopeful NIAC will recommend using either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine as a second dose for people who received a first jab of AstraZeneca.

Illona Duffy says there's evidence this can provide additional protection against Covid-19.

NIAC has recommended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in all age groups, and Dr Illona Duffy says the Committee could also advise the government to mix and match vaccines.

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She told The Joe Finnegan Show that this would be a "really welcome" move:

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