Public mood will turn ugly if people feel vaccine rollout is being botched

Stephen Collins: Coalition needs to prove it has a plan for final phase of Covid-19 battle

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced that based on current projections 700,000 people in the State will have received a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of March. Video: Oireachtas TV

The future of the Coalition hinges on how well it handles the rollout of the Covid vaccine in the coming months.

Almost as important as the vaccination programme itself is the way in which the rate of progress is communicated to the public. So far it has not done well on either front.

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