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# antigen-test - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'
# Exit Wave
# Exit Wave

Virologist: 'Free mass antigen testing could help break this wave of Covid'

Mar 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 33,071 Views 21 Comments

Both case numbers and the number of people requiring hospital treatment with the virus are rising, but no action has yet been taken by government.

# antigen-test - Thursday 13 January, 2022

People will be able to register their positive antigen test on the HSE website from tomorrow
# Antigen Test
# Antigen Test

People will be able to register their positive antigen test on the HSE website from tomorrow

Updated Jan 13th 2022, 5:45 PM 33,921 Views 41 Comments

People will be able to upload their close contacts through the online system.

# antigen-test - Sunday 5 December, 2021

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

Updated Dec 5th 2021, 7:25 PM 57,074 Views 61 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

# antigen-test - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Plan to subsidise antigen tests to be signed off on later this week or next Tuesday, says Tánaiste
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Plan to subsidise antigen tests to be signed off on later this week or next Tuesday, says Tánaiste

Updated Nov 23rd 2021, 9:00 PM 23,094 Views 51 Comments

Subsidised antigen tests are expected to be made available at pharmacies for €2 to €3.

# antigen-test - Monday 22 November, 2021

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:54 PM 32,422 Views 15 Comments

A debate is raging yet again on their usage.

# antigen-test - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Government looks to subsidise cost of antigen tests to help people buy them at a lower price
# Rapid Testing
# Rapid Testing

Government looks to subsidise cost of antigen tests to help people buy them at a lower price

Nov 13th 2021, 11:00 AM 29,047 Views 61 Comments

The minister wants the Government Covid Contingency Fund to cover the costs of rolling out antigen tests nationally.

# antigen-test - Thursday 21 October, 2021

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'

Oct 21st 2021, 11:26 AM 27,461 Views 59 Comments

The CMO said it is “a really concerning practice”.

# antigen-test - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

Jun 16th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,377 Views 79 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

# antigen-test - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Poll: Have you used a Covid-19 antigen test that you bought yourself?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you used a Covid-19 antigen test that you bought yourself?

May 12th 2021, 10:19 AM 36,056 Views 63 Comments

Philip Nolan compared the tests to snake oil.

# antigen-test - Monday 5 April, 2021

Poll: Would you take a weekly rapid home test for Covid-19?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take a weekly rapid home test for Covid-19?

Apr 5th 2021, 9:19 AM 50,224 Views 63 Comments

Antigen tests are quicker but less accurate than the gold-standard PCR test.

# antigen-test - Friday 15 January, 2021

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers
# Antigen Test
# Antigen Test

Dublin Airport private Antigen testing begins as Dutch authorities make it compulsory for fliers

Jan 15th 2021, 2:24 PM 19,360 Views 19 Comments

The antigen tests come as Dutch authorities have banned untested passengers from entering the country.

# antigen-test - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

US regulator approves first rapid at-home Covid-19 antigen test
# Over The Counter
# Over The Counter

US regulator approves first rapid at-home Covid-19 antigen test

Dec 15th 2020, 10:01 PM 13,454 Views 3 Comments

The FDA said the emergency use authorisation represented a “major milestone.”