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# covid-19-vaccine - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

FactFind: What are Covid-19 vaccines effective at preventing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: What are Covid-19 vaccines effective at preventing?

Feb 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,172 Views 0 Comments

A social media post has drawn incorrect conclusions to suggest that Covid-19 vaccines are ineffective.

# covid-19-vaccine - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Government to consider plan to raise position of people with underlying conditions on vaccine priority list
# Health
# Health

Government to consider plan to raise position of people with underlying conditions on vaccine priority list

Feb 20th 2021, 6:22 PM 31,955 Views 69 Comments

Moving people with underlying conditions to a higher position on the vaccine priority list would be “fair and reasonable”, the Taoiseach has said.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 1 February, 2021

Nearly 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Ireland
# Rolled Out
# Rolled Out

Nearly 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Ireland

Feb 1st 2021, 3:30 PM 16,877 Views 50 Comments

People aged 85 and older are next in line to receive the vaccine.

# covid-19-vaccine - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Believers in Covid-19 conspiracies in the UK less likely to accept vaccine, study shows

Jan 31st 2021, 12:30 PM 15,073 Views 42 Comments

The research was carried out by the University of Bristol and King’s College London.

# covid-19-vaccine - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Nearly 14,000 healthcare workers fully vaccinated as doses administered tops 160,000
# Rolled Out
# Rolled Out

Nearly 14,000 healthcare workers fully vaccinated as doses administered tops 160,000

Jan 28th 2021, 2:46 PM 13,127 Views 33 Comments

Frontline healthcare workers have received 89,900 doses, including 76,100 first doses and 13,800 second doses.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 25 January, 2021

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine
# Scam
# Scam

People warned of scam text messages and calls about the Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 25th 2021, 11:39 AM 21,567 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí, the HSE and the Department of Health have emphasised that your GP would be the first point of contact about the Covid vaccine.

# covid-19-vaccine - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
# Frontline
# Frontline

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,132 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

UK officials resist calls by doctors to cut the delay between vaccine doses
# Covid-19 Vaccine
# Covid-19 Vaccine

UK officials resist calls by doctors to cut the delay between vaccine doses

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:53 PM 19,146 Views 27 Comments

The British Medical Association said extending the gap between the first and second Pfizer vaccine doses is not justified by the science.

# covid-19-vaccine - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'Increasingly antagonistic' people not wearing masks in shops as retailers ask for higher vaccine priority for staff
# Vaccine Strategy
# Vaccine Strategy

'Increasingly antagonistic' people not wearing masks in shops as retailers ask for higher vaccine priority for staff

Jan 21st 2021, 6:15 AM 36,236 Views 49 Comments

RGDATA is asking for frontline retail staff to be vaccinated quicker.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Most firefighters still unvaccinated as vaccinators wait on more supply
# Fire Up
# Fire Up

Most firefighters still unvaccinated as vaccinators wait on more supply

Jan 19th 2021, 6:42 PM 12,488 Views 19 Comments

Significant numbers of firefighters are still waiting to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 18 January, 2021

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 18th 2021, 9:34 PM 50,147 Views 95 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

# covid-19-vaccine - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Health Minister seeks early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines
# Looking Ahead
# Looking Ahead

Health Minister seeks early delivery of AstraZeneca vaccines

Jan 17th 2021, 5:57 PM 29,713 Views 84 Comments

An early delivery would be sent to GPs and pharmacies to be ready for use when the vaccine approved.

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay
# Shipment
# Shipment

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay

Jan 17th 2021, 12:18 PM 23,799 Views 26 Comments

The Pfizer plant in Belgium is working to increase capacity.

# covid-19-vaccine - Friday 8 January, 2021

FactCheck: No, Pfizer did not say unprotected sex should be avoided after the vaccine because of risk from 'genetic manipulation'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, Pfizer did not say unprotected sex should be avoided after the vaccine because of risk from 'genetic manipulation'

Jan 8th 2021, 6:17 PM 34,163 Views 0 Comments

A false claim on social media suggests that a Pfizer document said vaccine recipients should not have unprotected sex for 28 days after receiving their second dose.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 28 December, 2020

The majority of Irish people say they will get the Covid-19 vaccine - global survey
# Red C Research
# Red C Research

The majority of Irish people say they will get the Covid-19 vaccine - global survey

Dec 28th 2020, 6:00 AM 23,070 Views 90 Comments

71% said they would get the Covid-19 vaccine, which is higher than in Germany or France, and lower than in the UK.

# covid-19-vaccine - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Nearly 10,000 vaccines arrive in Ireland with four days to go to first vaccination
# Arrival
# Arrival

Nearly 10,000 vaccines arrive in Ireland with four days to go to first vaccination

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 1:14 PM 72,878 Views 131 Comments

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 has arrived in Ireland.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Pfizer vaccine could be approved for use in Ireland next week as EMA brings forward meeting
# Inoc-yule-ation
# Inoc-yule-ation

Pfizer vaccine could be approved for use in Ireland next week as EMA brings forward meeting

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 1:45 PM 14,939 Views 21 Comments

Germany’s Bild newspaper reports that the European Medicines Agency will now meet on 23 December.

Opinion: We need careful messaging from Government - the 'vaccine hesitant' will not respond well to coercion
# Vaccination Plan
# Vaccination Plan

Opinion: We need careful messaging from Government - the 'vaccine hesitant' will not respond well to coercion

Dec 15th 2020, 9:01 AM 18,943 Views 105 Comments

DCU communications expert Dr Padraig Murphy says Government must get the vaccine messaging right.

Vaccine task force report to be discussed by Cabinet today
# Roll Out Plan
# Roll Out Plan

Vaccine task force report to be discussed by Cabinet today

Dec 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 10,487 Views 15 Comments

The report aims to set out the entire vaccination process – from procurement to storage to inoculation.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 14 December, 2020

Ireland on the cusp of deploying two Covid-19 vaccines – Dr Ronan Glynn
# Roll Out
# Roll Out

Ireland on the cusp of deploying two Covid-19 vaccines – Dr Ronan Glynn

Dec 14th 2020, 7:17 AM 39,647 Views 64 Comments

Dr Glynn said three quarters of Irish people are likely to accept a Covid-19 vaccine.

# covid-19-vaccine - Thursday 10 December, 2020

FactCheck: Have manufacturers provided 'incomplete testing data' meaning their vaccines won't be approved?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Have manufacturers provided 'incomplete testing data' meaning their vaccines won't be approved?

Dec 10th 2020, 9:00 PM 16,473 Views 0 Comments

False claims have spread on social media about Covid-19 testing and vaccination.

# covid-19-vaccine - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue
# The Common Good
# The Common Good

Irish bishops say Catholics can take a Covid-19 vaccine developed using foetal tissue

Dec 9th 2020, 9:15 PM 48,876 Views 75 Comments

Neither the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine nor the Moderna vaccine were developed using foetal tissue.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 7:50 PM 51,703 Views 53 Comments

Margaret Keenan said: “If I can have it at 90 then you can have it too… Go for it.”

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 7 December, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine to be given to the elderly, carers and hospital staff in UK from tomorrow
# Pfizer BioNTech
# Pfizer BioNTech

Covid-19 vaccine to be given to the elderly, carers and hospital staff in UK from tomorrow

Dec 7th 2020, 8:05 PM 14,693 Views 15 Comments

Vaccinations will be administered at dozens of hospital hubs from Tuesday.

# covid-19-vaccine - Sunday 6 December, 2020

'No room for pseudoscience or scaremongering' in vaccine messaging, says Harris
# Mixed Messaging
# Mixed Messaging

'No room for pseudoscience or scaremongering' in vaccine messaging, says Harris

Dec 6th 2020, 1:45 PM 22,799 Views 141 Comments

Simon Harris has said that TDs should support advice from public health experts as a vaccination programme is rolled out at the start of next year.

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?

Dec 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,015 Views 0 Comments

Let’s take a look at how trials for the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have involved older age groups.

# covid-19-vaccine - Friday 4 December, 2020

Northern Ireland receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Northern Ireland receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 4th 2020, 2:46 PM 16,002 Views 24 Comments

The vaccine will be rolled out in Northern Ireland from next week.

# covid-19-vaccine - Thursday 3 December, 2020

UK minister says Britain is receiving vaccine before others because it is a 'better country'
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

UK minister says Britain is receiving vaccine before others because it is a 'better country'

Dec 3rd 2020, 1:06 PM 46,886 Views 81 Comments

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said the UK has the ‘best medical regulator’.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine
# Moderna
# Moderna

Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 28,137 Views 40 Comments

The Cabinet is also due to be updated on the progress to date of the Government’s new task force on the delivery of vaccines.

# covid-19-vaccine - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine by December 'unlikely'
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine by December 'unlikely'

Nov 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 25,470 Views 92 Comments

Stephen Donnelly has said that a vaccine will likely be available in Ireland early in 2021.

# covid-19-vaccine - Friday 20 November, 2020

Taoiseach: Covid vaccine could be a 'wonderful Christmas voucher' for next year
# All I Want For Christmas
# All I Want For Christmas

Taoiseach: Covid vaccine could be a 'wonderful Christmas voucher' for next year

Nov 20th 2020, 8:26 PM 56,354 Views 67 Comments

Micheál Martin told Virgin Media that the Covid-19 vaccine “gives us hope, and enables us to say, ‘let’s double down’.”

# covid-19-vaccine - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland

Nov 11th 2020, 3:49 PM 28,723 Views 54 Comments

People who are most vulnerable to Covid-19 will be the immediate priority of government.

# covid-19-vaccine - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill
# Vaccine Trials
# Vaccine Trials

Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill

Sep 9th 2020, 7:10 AM 45,842 Views 43 Comments

The Mexican government is working with the company AstraZeneca to carry out trials of the Oxford vaccine.

# covid-19-vaccine - Friday 4 September, 2020

Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Russian Covid-19 vaccine shows 'no serious adverse affects' in preliminary study

Sep 4th 2020, 6:11 PM 35,101 Views 42 Comments

Russia surprised the world when it announced the development of a vaccine last month.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

FactCheck: No, Leo Varadkar did not say he supports forced vaccination against Covid-19
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, Leo Varadkar did not say he supports forced vaccination against Covid-19

Sep 1st 2020, 3:50 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

A clip from a speech Varadkar made at the Global Vaccine Summit has been used to claim he said he supports forced vaccination for everyone in Ireland.

# covid-19-vaccine - Friday 14 August, 2020

Debunk: No, the first UK volunteer in a Covid-19 vaccine trial has not died
# Elisa Granato
# Elisa Granato

Debunk: No, the first UK volunteer in a Covid-19 vaccine trial has not died

Aug 14th 2020, 12:48 PM 28,833 Views 28 Comments

Elisa Granato was one of the first volunteers in a Covid-19 vaccine trial in the UK – and she’s alive and well.

# covid-19-vaccine - Monday 10 August, 2020

Northern Ireland residents invited to volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine research
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Northern Ireland residents invited to volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine research

Aug 10th 2020, 1:44 PM 15,428 Views 11 Comments

Volunteers can sign up to a registry to link researchers with potential trial participants.

# covid-19-vaccine - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'
# Covid-19 Vaccine
# Covid-19 Vaccine

Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by 'unleashing American scientific genius'

Jul 28th 2020, 7:47 AM 38,323 Views 75 Comments

The US has been badly hit by the coronavirus, with over 4.2 million confirmed cases and nearly 150,000 deaths.