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#Booster Vaccines

# booster-vaccines - This year 2022

New Omicron-specific vaccines to be rolled out as boosters from next month, Health Minister says
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New Omicron-specific vaccines to be rolled out as boosters from next month, Health Minister says

Sep 16th 2022, 7:18 PM 19,518 Views 21 Comments

Anyone who is eligible for both a flu vaccine and a Covid booster vaccine can receive them at the same time from next month.

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster

Aug 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 23,496 Views 36 Comments

The HSE said appointments will be available from Monday.

# booster-vaccines - Last year 2021

GP: When a super-spreadable virus meets a super-spreader event like Christmas we need to pause
# Booster Rollout
# Booster Rollout

GP: When a super-spreadable virus meets a super-spreader event like Christmas we need to pause

Updated Dec 16th 2021, 10:00 AM 36,487 Views 35 Comments

Our GP details how the booster programme is set to work via GP practices and advises readers to step up and get the shots.

'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?
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# Energy Boost

'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?

Dec 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,156 Views 102 Comments
  • There were conflicting messages last week with questions over the public's enthusiasm for boosters standing in contrast to long queues of people forming to get one.
  • The Taoiseach was among TDs and health officials who indicated that there may be less impetus among people to obtain a booster vaccine compared to the initial rollout.
  • But long queues in Dublin reflect a wider enthusiasm among the public to get a booster, with official surveys supporting this, Lauren Boland reports.
Taoiseach apologises to people turned away from vaccination centres
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# Booster Programme

Taoiseach apologises to people turned away from vaccination centres

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 6:17 PM 31,427 Views 50 Comments

The HSE also apologised to anyone impacted by booster appointment issues.

'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity
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# Booster Vaccines

'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 1:00 PM 65,705 Views 53 Comments

People were turned away from two Dublin booster walk-in centres this morning after the HSE sent texts out to people last night.

What we know about the Covid-19 booster vaccine roll-out so far
# Booster Programme
# Booster Programme

What we know about the Covid-19 booster vaccine roll-out so far

Dec 8th 2021, 5:02 PM 17,055 Views 54 Comments

Over a million booster vaccines have been administered so far in the rollout

Booster programme to be extended 'more widely' as under-60s with chronic conditions likely next
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Booster programme to be extended 'more widely' as under-60s with chronic conditions likely next

Updated Nov 2nd 2021, 3:38 PM 23,042 Views 21 Comments

It is expected that the rollout of booster jabs to healthcare workers could be completed in a number of weeks.

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses

Oct 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,750 Views 30 Comments

More than 1,800 healthcare workers are currently on Covid-related leave.