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# Covid-19

Last month
March 2024
HSE says ‘misconfiguration’ of Covid vaccine dataset did not result in ‘unauthorised viewing’ of data
This year
The Covid leap day: Experts look back on 2020 and ahead to 2028
The first case of Covid was reported in Ireland on 29 February 2020.
70% of people bereaved during pandemic say loved one did not have death they would have wanted
Irish researchers discover possible underlying cause of ‘brain fog’ in Long Covid patients
Ireland's Covid-19 inquiry will involve a 'no-blame' approach
Scottish CMO told colleague to delete messages ‘at end of every day’, Covid inquiry told
Public transport use hit record high last year, rising above pre-pandemic levels
Substantial increase in flu expected to 'peak in next week or two'
Ireland's nursing home sector 'under threat of failure' amid post-pandemic challenges - report
Fourteen private operators control 40% of nursing home beds, the study found.
One in five small, private nursing homes have closed for good, since the pandemic.
Private patients receive 55% less subsidy funding compared to patients in the public sector.
Models of care are being wiped out and the sector is under threat, according to one sector representative.
Professional misconduct allegations against HSE physio who made false claims about Covid-19 upheld
Debunked: Piers Morgan catching Covid-19 is not evidence of VAIDS, a made-up medical condition
Last year
HSE warns of expected increase in flu and Covid cases amid jump in hospitalisations
'Not going to be like the UK one': Donnelly expecting different tone to Ireland's Covid inquiry
HSE warns of public health risk due to low uptake of winter Covid-19 and flu vaccines
Major analysis shows how Irish disinformation ecosystem has been 'co-opted by far-right actors'
Boris Johnson wanted to be injected with Covid live on TV to show ‘it didn’t pose a threat’
Covid inquiry terms of reference to be ready 'soon enough', says minister
Boris Johnson asked top scientists if a 'special hair dryer' could kill Covid-19
Public encouraged to get Covid-19 and flu vaccines ahead of winter virus season ‘peak’
FactFind: QAnon website promoted on anti-SPHE leaflets protesting sex ed in Ireland
Nobel Prize for medicine awarded to scientists behind Covid-19 mRNA vaccines
Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine this autumn/winter?
HSE's autumn winter flu and Covid-19 vaccination programme gets underway today
Donnelly brings winter public health plans to Cabinet with Covid vaccine rollout details
Debunked: Australian footage from 2021 used to imply Covid lockdowns are being enforced again
New round of Covid and flu vaccines to roll out at the start of October, minister says
Micheál Martin hints he might write a book to put 'his perspective' of pandemic on the record
'I was very angry at the time': Leo Varadkar responds to claims in Tony Holohan's book
Tony Holohan critical of Government's 'meaningful Christmas' Covid lockdown lift in new memoir
Cabinet to approve plans for new emerging health threats agency to prepare for future pandemics
US first lady Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19
'Huge increase' in antigen tests sold as Covid-19 cases rise again
Chief Medical Officer warns of 'multi-pathogenic winter' as new Covid variant discovered
Covid-19: Symptoms and guidelines for the new Eris variant
Poll: When was the last time you took a Covid test?
INMO head: Action needed now to prevent future Covid-19 surge
Debunked: Incompatible athlete death stats continue to be used to mislead about vaccines
Northern Ireland tops A-Level results table but questions raised over different UK standards
New Zealand removes the last of its remaining Covid-19 restrictions
Debunked: No, there hasn't been a 21% rise in deaths due to the Covid-19 vaccine