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Vaccine Questions Ep3: Getting the jab with Dr Lucy Jessop

29 March 2021

Join  Dr Lucy Jessop, Director of Public Health at the National Immunisation Office as she explains when, where and how people will get their vaccination shots.

Listen to Getting the jab with Dr Lucy Jessop

In this episode Dr Jessop explains when, where and how people will get their vaccination shots, and answers lots of your questions around what side affects to expect.

Here's the link to a factsheet on vaccination for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

About the series

Do you have questions about the coronavirus vaccines? Maybe you want to understand how they work? Maybe you wonder if they are safe for you to take? Or perhaps you are just anxious to know when and how you will be vaccinated?

In this podcast series, science journalist Dick Ahlstrom chats with experts in public health, immunology, virology, bioethics, statistics and behavioural science. He will ask them questions sent in by you and help make sense of the answers.

Participate in our podcast series

  • Do you have questions about the coronavirus vaccines?
  • Maybe you want to understand how they work?
  • Maybe you wonder if they are safe for you to take?
  • Or perhaps you are just anxious to know when and how you will be vaccinated?

In this podcast series, science journalist Dick Ahlstrom chats with experts in public health, immunology, virology, bioethics, statistics and behavioural science, asking them everything you ever wanted to know about vaccines and vaccination.

If you have a question about vaccines, please email it to vaccinequestions@ria.ie along with your name, age, and location.

In some cases, your question may be asked giving your name, age and location as you provide it, unless you state otherwise. Your contact details will never be shared. Please ensure you have read our data privacy policy. 

This series is organised by the Life and Medical Sciences Committee  in partnership with the Health Research Board 

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