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# astrazeneca - Last year 2021

Scientists may have identified trigger behind rare AstraZeneca-linked blood clots
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Scientists may have identified trigger behind rare AstraZeneca-linked blood clots

Updated Dec 2nd 2021, 9:16 AM 44,258 Views 22 Comments

Additionally, the UK has approved a Covid drug treatment that makers say works against Omicron.

AstraZeneca to build €300 million manufacturing plant in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

AstraZeneca to build €300 million manufacturing plant in Dublin

Sep 21st 2021, 8:24 AM 37,766 Views 42 Comments

About 100 jobs are to be created.

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab
# Guillain Barré Syndrome
# Guillain Barré Syndrome

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab

Sep 9th 2021, 7:27 AM 34,749 Views 43 Comments

The disorder is a nerve inflammation that may cause temporary paralysis and difficulty breathing.

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,587 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign
# Fazze
# Fazze

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign

Aug 11th 2021, 9:09 AM 19,266 Views 30 Comments

A network of 65 Facebook accounts and 243 Instagram accounts was traced back to Fazze, an advertising and marketing firm working in Russia.

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 27,461 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading

Jul 10th 2021, 1:00 PM 33,430 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been shared on Facebook.

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,587 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,893 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

Explainer: Why is the interval between AstraZeneca doses being reduced again?
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Explainer: Why is the interval between AstraZeneca doses being reduced again?

Jun 29th 2021, 5:00 PM 27,482 Views 24 Comments

Basically, it’s about efficacy against the Delta variant.

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 10:12 PM 72,138 Views 82 Comments

Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:00 PM 8,634 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

Jun 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 20,086 Views 13 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 10:54 PM 42,181 Views 68 Comments

The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight
# Rollout
# Rollout

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight

Jun 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 26,021 Views 23 Comments

It’s hoped that the change will allow more people to be vaccinated sooner, but the exact timing depends on supply of the vaccine.

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:46 PM 44,603 Views 70 Comments

Changes to how the vaccine is used will be contingent on receiving supply.

NIAC to review 12-week interval for AstraZeneca doses in view of India variant
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

NIAC to review 12-week interval for AstraZeneca doses in view of India variant

May 27th 2021, 5:59 PM 29,620 Views 22 Comments

Ireland administers AstraZeneca in two doses 12 weeks apart.

Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine
# Brussels
# Brussels

Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine

May 26th 2021, 2:23 PM 20,801 Views 22 Comments

The Anglo-Swedish company is set to provide 70 million doses in the second quarter – it had promised 180 million.

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

May 10th 2021, 4:39 PM 55,767 Views 41 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world
# 60 Million Doses
# 60 Million Doses

US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world

Apr 26th 2021, 6:28 PM 36,519 Views 42 Comments

The Astra Zeneca vaccine has yet to be cleared for use in the US but is used across the globe.

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

Apr 23rd 2021, 8:16 AM 24,546 Views 51 Comments

The number of people affected is reported to be below five.

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
# Vaccine Deliveries
# Vaccine Deliveries

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:30 PM 23,096 Views 39 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 50,898 Views 45 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week
# Rare Clots
# Rare Clots

Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 53,552 Views 59 Comments

The director general of the health authority said he “would not hesitate” to use this vaccine if Denmark’s Covid-19 situation was in a worse position.

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

Apr 13th 2021, 1:12 PM 16,290 Views 61 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,946 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

Apr 13th 2021, 7:50 AM 71,074 Views 76 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 9:08 PM 131,440 Views 165 Comments
  • The committee met this morning to review the vaccine following a warning from the European Medicines Agency.
  • The HSE had advised that all AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for tomorrow should be cancelled.
  • In a statement this evening, AstraZeneca said it "recognises" the decision taken by NIAC.
Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca
# Australia
# Australia

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca

Apr 9th 2021, 7:09 AM 24,055 Views 47 Comments

The move follows the EMA saying it had found a ‘possible link’ between the AZ vaccine and rare blood clots.

Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient
# Blood Clots
# Blood Clots

Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient

Apr 8th 2021, 6:07 PM 34,390 Views 18 Comments

The HPRA confirmed it has received a case which describes “an unusual clot in the brain.”

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far
# Side Effects
# Side Effects

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far

Apr 8th 2021, 2:54 PM 21,489 Views 16 Comments

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee is to decide if further advice needs to be issued about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’
# Jab
# Jab

Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’

Apr 8th 2021, 2:20 PM 11,190 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer’s jab will now be the preferred vaccine for those under the age of 50.

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 30,534 Views 88 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 163,795 Views 44 Comments

Several European countries have paused the use of the jab.

AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s
# Stopped
# Stopped

AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s

Mar 30th 2021, 6:06 PM 31,328 Views 49 Comments

Officials in Berlin, Munich and the eastern state of Brandenburg took the decision.

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine
# First Jab
# First Jab

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 27th 2021, 1:10 PM 29,077 Views 58 Comments

Northern Ireland’s programme has opened to the 50-and-over age cohort.

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute

Mar 26th 2021, 2:54 PM 26,876 Views 24 Comments

The Dutch plant has been at the centre of a bitter spat between the UK and the EU over AstraZeneca’s vaccine production shortfall.

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 84,161 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 25,524 Views 55 Comments

The European Union has been criticised at home and abroad for the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

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