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Preparations underway for booster vaccines

Third coronavirus jabs could be rolled out later this year

The Isle of Man is putting plans in place to rollout a coronavirus booster vaccine programme in the autumn.

Jersey announced this week that it will be offering a third dose to those over 50 and in at risk groups in the coming months.

More than 59,000 Manx residents have received two doses of a vaccine so far.

Director of Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart says preparations are underway if it's given the go-ahead:

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