Cut the red tape when it comes to vaccine, says MacSharry

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says extra resources are needed to help roll out the Covid-19 vaccine.

There has been criticism over the low level of vaccinations that have taken place in the country since the Pfizer vaccine was approved.

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said yesterday the vaccination target has increased from 20,000 to 35,000 this week.

Sligo Leitrim TD Marc MacSharry says retired health care professionals could be recruited to help administer the jab, and Gardai, the Army and volunteers could lend support in logistical roles…