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Expert says decision not to vaccinate children is ‘just crazy’

Number of young people here with Covid has surged in last few weeks

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Criticism: Prof Gabriel Scally wants young people here vaccinated. Credit: Arthur Carron

Criticism: Prof Gabriel Scally wants young people here vaccinated. Credit: Arthur Carron

Criticism: Prof Gabriel Scally wants young people here vaccinated. Credit: Arthur Carron

The failure to offer Covid-19 vaccinations to children aged 12 and over will hinder Northern Ireland's ability to keep coronavirus under control and save lives, a leading public health expert has warned.

Professor Gabriel Scally has branded as "crazy" the decision by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) not to roll out the vaccine to young people.


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