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Island will receive Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

The Island will receive a supply of a third Covid-19 vaccine once it's ready.

Health and Social Care Minister, David Ashford MHK, confirmed yesterday the Isle of Man will receive a share of the Moderna jab which was approved by the UK last week.

Mr Ashford says we'll get 13,000 doses of it which will be enough to inoculate 6,500 people - however, he's stated the vaccine is not expected to arrive in Britain until Spring.

The Minister also explains there are also certain logistical issues which need to be considered:

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