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# boosters - Saturday 14 May, 2022

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
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# Boosters

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'

May 14th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,141 Views 19 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.

# boosters - Friday 22 April, 2022

Appointments for second Covid-19 booster vaccines to begin from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Appointments for second Covid-19 booster vaccines to begin from today

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:23 AM 40,327 Views 45 Comments

It follows guidance from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC).

# boosters - Saturday 19 February, 2022

No booster for high-risk teens major source of concern as mask mandate lifts, family says
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# Vaccines

No booster for high-risk teens major source of concern as mask mandate lifts, family says

Feb 19th 2022, 1:00 PM 15,546 Views 6 Comments

Boosters have been approved for teenagers in some other countries, but not yet in Ireland.

# boosters - Friday 31 December, 2021

Booster vaccines to be available for all over-16s from Sunday
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# Covid-19

Booster vaccines to be available for all over-16s from Sunday

Updated Dec 31st 2021, 5:50 PM 44,280 Views 78 Comments

The group is the final adult age group being green lit for boosters.

# boosters - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

People aged 30-39 can receive a booster shot from today
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# Boosters

People aged 30-39 can receive a booster shot from today

Dec 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,531 Views 11 Comments

Those aged 16-29 who received a Janssen primary dose can also avail of a booster from today.

# boosters - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says
# Pcr Tests
# Pcr Tests

Omicron is 'running rife in our communities' but has not yet peaked, HSE boss says

Updated Dec 28th 2021, 12:50 PM 111,991 Views 138 Comments
  • Paul Reid said it appears cases of Omicron may have peaked in some other countries but not yet in Ireland
  • He said the HSE is continuing to ramp up capacity for PCR testing as demand increases
  • Children aged five to 11 who are at high risk from Covid-19, or live with someone high risk, can now be registered for a vaccine

# boosters - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Plan for the rollout of boosters to under-40s expected by end of week, says HSE
# Covid19
# Covid19

Plan for the rollout of boosters to under-40s expected by end of week, says HSE

Dec 22nd 2021, 4:23 PM 15,820 Views 41 Comments
Israel offers Covid-19 vaccine fourth dose to people over 60 and healthcare workers
# Fourth Dose
# Fourth Dose

Israel offers Covid-19 vaccine fourth dose to people over 60 and healthcare workers

Dec 22nd 2021, 7:52 AM 23,424 Views 77 Comments

“The world will follow in our footsteps,” Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said.

# boosters - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

HSE opens new online self-scheduler to book booster vaccine appointments
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# Boosters

HSE opens new online self-scheduler to book booster vaccine appointments

Dec 21st 2021, 11:39 PM 42,517 Views 22 Comments

The scheduling system will offer more than 3,000 individual appointments for four initial clinics from tomorrow morning.

'We can get through Omicron and overcome it' - Taoiseach
# Omicron
# Omicron

'We can get through Omicron and overcome it' - Taoiseach

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 5:20 PM 66,880 Views 147 Comments
  • All restaurants, bars, cinemas and theatres must close at 8pm until 30 January
  • There is speculation that further restrictions could be introduced in the coming weeks
  • The Taoiseach has said that data on Omicron will be the "key consideration" around restrictions
Booster interval for people who have had Covid to be cut from six months to three months
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Booster interval for people who have had Covid to be cut from six months to three months

Dec 21st 2021, 4:44 PM 53,735 Views 71 Comments

The Covid-19 booster vaccine rollout is being accelerated due to the Omicron variant.

# boosters - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Opinion: To solve Covid-19 vaccine inequity Ireland should support the TRIPS waiver
# Waver On Vaccine Patents
# Waver On Vaccine Patents

Opinion: To solve Covid-19 vaccine inequity Ireland should support the TRIPS waiver

Dec 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 17,892 Views 8 Comments

Two legal experts say there is no legal or moral reason why the waver on vaccine patents cannot be encouraged.

# boosters - Friday 17 December, 2021

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 40,296 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

# boosters - Thursday 16 December, 2021

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
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# Vaccines

People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule

Dec 16th 2021, 4:00 PM 64,135 Views 75 Comments
  • People aged 40-49 will be offered boosters from 27 December - three weeks ahead of the initial plan
  • Vaccinations for children aged 5-11 will commence in paediatric hospitals next week
  • 50,000 Covid-19 boosters were administered yesterday - a daily record, Órla Ryan reports

# boosters - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments
# Booster Programme
# Booster Programme

HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 1:44 PM 35,897 Views 74 Comments
  • The new guidance will be in place when the HSE updates its IT system
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the schedule for booster jabs is being revised
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin called for more GPs and pharmacists to get involved with the booster rollout

# boosters - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Booster shots will be offered to people over 50 from tomorrow
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Booster shots will be offered to people over 50 from tomorrow

Dec 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 21,775 Views 63 Comments

Over one million booster doses have been administered in Ireland.

# boosters - Thursday 25 November, 2021

The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?

Nov 25th 2021, 5:30 PM 6,449 Views 8 Comments

Will everyone get a booster vaccine, and how long will booster immunity last?

# boosters - 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 23,097 Views 51 Comments

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

# boosters - Friday 19 November, 2021

US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s
# Boosters
# Boosters

US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s

Nov 19th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,644 Views 37 Comments

The booster decision comes as cases are rapidly rising nationally in the US

# boosters - Thursday 18 November, 2021

People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends
# Janssen
# Janssen

People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends

Nov 18th 2021, 6:31 PM 44,569 Views 56 Comments

The three-month interval is shorter than the five-month gap for the other vaccines.

# boosters - Friday 5 November, 2021

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over

Nov 5th 2021, 4:48 PM 27,655 Views 34 Comments

It’s recommended that people get a booster dose at least six months after the initial course of vaccination.

# boosters - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine when it's made available to you?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine when it's made available to you?

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:34 AM 69,736 Views 110 Comments

The government has approved a recommendation to rollout booster vaccines for healthcare workers.

# boosters - Monday 1 November, 2021

Government approves NIAC recommendation to give booster shots to healthcare workers
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# Vaccines

Government approves NIAC recommendation to give booster shots to healthcare workers

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 7:50 PM 55,015 Views 51 Comments

This evening, Mercy University Hospital said it was experiencing high demand for its emergency department.

# boosters - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Ireland is set to roll out Covid-19 boosters in the next few weeks - here's what you need to know
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is set to roll out Covid-19 boosters in the next few weeks - here's what you need to know

Aug 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 138,164 Views 59 Comments

Countries are lining up to give booster vaccines – a move which may have wider implications for the length of the pandemic.