The Health Minister has indicated 4 million people could be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of September.

Stephen Donnelly has sent updated projections saying 7.5 million doses should arrive between April and the end of September.

A decision is due at the end of the month on the Astrazenca vaccine.

It’s seen as the gamechanger, as it doesn’t have to be stored at ultra-cold temperatures.

Immunology Professor Luke O’Neill says it can also be administered much quicker the the Pfizer BioNTech alternative.