Army medics are being prepped to join the ‘national jabs emergency team’
An ally in the war against rogue microbes.
Turning bayonets into syringes.
Grenades into gurnies.
Killing machines into life savers.
You get the picture.
Via The Irish Mirror
The army is currently having its medics trained-in to become part of the healthcare team that delivers the jabs.
Negotiations are at an “advanced” stage for existing testing centres, such as Croke Park, Punchestown racecourse and the Aviva Stadium to become mass vaccination centres.
They are already on standby for any logistical emergencies that arise, but negotiations have taken place between the HSE and the Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Mark Mellett, for the army to play a more active role….
Ireland is in line to receive an additional 3.3 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine after the European Union extended its contract with the pharmaceutical companies.
This morning European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the deal was extended with a view to the European Union purchasing an extra 300 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Ms von der Leyen said delivery of the extra doses would start in the second quarter of this year…