Covid-19 and how we can boost our way forward

Data shows the Covid-19 vaccine may be best given as a three-shot dose to some people

Medical staff member inoculates an elderly patient with a booster inoculation of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 on September 15, 2021 in Erfurt, Germany. Booster vaccinations, which are an additional vaccination shot given to strengthen an existing full vaccination, are underway across Germany for elderly patients who were among the first to receive shots in the initial vaccine rollout. (Photo by Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)

Luke O'Neill

Last week there was a palpable sense that we are making real progress in Ireland when it comes to Covid-19 . The Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan said Ireland is on track to lift most restrictions, with a lot of “encouraging trends”. Many of us are feeling an increasing sense of optimism about the future, which is wholly justified.