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Retired medics could help with vaccination programme

Health minister calls for patience

Retired medical professionals are being asked to get involved in the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

Health Minister David Ashford says the Island will receive enough of the approved Pfizer vaccine to initially vaccinate approximately 50,000 people, starting at some point this month.

The plan is to use existing medical facilities across the Island to deliver the injections.

Mr Ashford says it's a major breakthrough but we need to exercise patience: