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Coronavirus vaccine a reason to celebrate but rollout in NI far from straightforward

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We discuss some of the next steps before vaccine deployment (Paul Ellis/PA)

We discuss some of the next steps before vaccine deployment (Paul Ellis/PA)

Hope: a volunteer being given the coronavirus vaccine

Hope: a volunteer being given the coronavirus vaccine

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We discuss some of the next steps before vaccine deployment (Paul Ellis/PA)

It’s the day we have been waiting for since the start of lockdown in March.

Covid-19 has cast a terrible shadow over the world for most of 2020 and yesterday health minister Robin Swann revealed the virus has been linked to more than 1,000 deaths in Northern Ireland.

The grim figure doesn’t take into consideration the impact on the economy, family life, our children’s education, the already fragile health service and the mental health of a population that has been living with so much uncertainty for so long.


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