the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has been recommended to be halted for people over 60 years of age in Ireland.
A statement is expected later today from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee with NPHET and the Health Minister informed of developments.
Serious blood clots have been the issue in relation tot he vaccine with fears that they could be fatal.
A formal announcement from NIAC is expected later today.
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