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#covid vaccine

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine

Sep 6th 2022, 12:48 PM 10,082 Views 6 Comments

Scientists in several countries including Cuba, Canada and the United States are also trialling inhalable Covid-19 vaccines.

# covid-vaccine - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Breakthrough on Covid vaccine intellectual rights reached by EU, US, India and South Africa
# Vaccine Equity
# Vaccine Equity

Breakthrough on Covid vaccine intellectual rights reached by EU, US, India and South Africa

Mar 16th 2022, 10:30 PM 17,173 Views 3 Comments

The EU has climbed down on its position in order to help get the whole world equal access to vaccines.

# covid-vaccine - Friday 18 February, 2022

FactCheck: A claim that Covid -19 vaccines don’t stop transmission of the virus is misleading
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: A claim that Covid -19 vaccines don’t stop transmission of the virus is misleading

Feb 18th 2022, 5:43 PM 7,761 Views 0 Comments

A now suspended account on Twitter made the claim, but does it have any truth to it?

# covid-vaccine - Monday 14 February, 2022

Sweden recommends fourth Covid-19 jab for over-80s
# Fourth Dose
# Fourth Dose

Sweden recommends fourth Covid-19 jab for over-80s

Feb 14th 2022, 2:09 PM 13,280 Views 20 Comments

The country’s health agency said the jab should be taken four months after the previous dose, at the earliest.

# covid-vaccine - Friday 3 December, 2021

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm
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# Ouch

Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm

Dec 3rd 2021, 1:09 PM 98,977 Views 35 Comments

Vaccinators were (unsurprisingly) not fooled by the silicone arm.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 2 December, 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 44,255 Views 22 Comments

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

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January

Nov 30th 2021, 12:51 PM 16,959 Views 129 Comments

Those who don’t comply will face a monthly fine of €100.

# covid-vaccine - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'
# Nuvaxovid
# Nuvaxovid

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'

Nov 17th 2021, 3:55 PM 19,978 Views 48 Comments

If approved, it would be the fifth Covid jab authorised for use within the EU.

# covid-vaccine - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Youth Council urges employers not to create barriers for workers who want to get vaccinated
# The Vaccines
# The Vaccines

Youth Council urges employers not to create barriers for workers who want to get vaccinated

Jul 31st 2021, 7:30 AM 11,261 Views 7 Comments

Workers have reported facing some obstacles in attending appointments during their work shift.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Retail workers being docked pay or have to 'pay back' time to attend Covid-19 vaccine appointments
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Retail workers being docked pay or have to 'pay back' time to attend Covid-19 vaccine appointments

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 78,363 Views 81 Comments
  • One 28-year-old retail worker told The Journal: "We are told our wages are docked for the time we are gone for the vaccine until the time we are back."
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said that it's 'in everyone's interest' for retail staff to get vaccinated, and urged employers to be more flexible.
  • Vaccines being offered to younger cohorts during the busy summer season may result in 'less-than-accommodating' work environments.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Taoiseach says one million people could be fully vaccinated by the end of today
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Taoiseach says one million people could be fully vaccinated by the end of today

Jun 10th 2021, 12:55 PM 15,976 Views 36 Comments

The vaccine portal will soon open for those in their 30s.

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Moderna trial shows Covid vaccine 'highly effective' in adolescents
# Mrna
# Mrna

Moderna trial shows Covid vaccine 'highly effective' in adolescents

May 25th 2021, 2:32 PM 16,628 Views 66 Comments

The Moderna study enrolled 3,732 teens aged 12 to 17, and found there were no cases of symptomatic Covid-19 in those who had the vaccine.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Fully vaccinated people are to be exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine
# Mhq
# Mhq

Fully vaccinated people are to be exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine

Apr 15th 2021, 8:02 PM 79,370 Views 114 Comments

The Minister for Health made the announcement this evening.

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

Mar 30th 2021, 7:41 PM 32,780 Views 0 Comments

A statement from VHI said that its CEO John O’Dwyer had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

# covid-vaccine - Friday 29 January, 2021

Amid a deepening row, the [heavily redacted] EU-AstraZeneca contract has been published
# Oxford Vaccine
# Oxford Vaccine

Amid a deepening row, the [heavily redacted] EU-AstraZeneca contract has been published

Jan 29th 2021, 12:11 PM 47,654 Views 78 Comments
  • There are numerous references to AstraZeneca making its 'Best Reasonable Efforts' to deliver the vaccine amounts promised.
  • There is no reference to the UK factories being used only for the British market; but this could be in the UK contract with AstraZeneca.
  • The head of Ireland's vaccine taskforce said it's possible that the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine could be administered by GPs if the AstraZeneca delivery is delayed.

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'
# Emer Cooke
# Emer Cooke

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'

Jan 26th 2021, 4:50 PM 13,247 Views 19 Comments

Despite the supply issues, a European approval for the Astrazeneca vaccine this Friday will pave the way for its rollout in Ireland.

# covid-vaccine - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people

Jan 16th 2021, 10:21 AM 125,661 Views 0 Comments

Common vaccine side effects, such as a fever, nausea and diarrhoea, may have contributed to the deaths, a health regulator said.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers

Jan 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 83,675 Views 59 Comments

As vaccinations continue, employers need to consider the rights of employees when looking at the health of their teams and any return to the workplace writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# covid-vaccine - Friday 8 January, 2021

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:39 AM 21,169 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier this week that up to 135,000 people will have received two vaccine doses by the end of February.

# covid-vaccine - Monday 4 January, 2021

Opinion: We are drawn to negative emotions like fear - and the infodemic exploits that
# Infodemic
# Infodemic

Opinion: We are drawn to negative emotions like fear - and the infodemic exploits that

Jan 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,779 Views 21 Comments

Dr Jane Suiter explores how one of the biggest challenges to public health in 2021 will be conspiracy theories around vaccines.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Pfizer-BioNtech's vaccine has just been authorised for use in Ireland, says health minister
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer-BioNtech's vaccine has just been authorised for use in Ireland, says health minister

Dec 24th 2020, 8:07 PM 43,972 Views 85 Comments

The first doses will be administered in Ireland on 30 December.

# covid-vaccine - Friday 18 December, 2020

US President-elect Joe Biden and wife Jill to receive Covid-19 vaccine on Monday
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

US President-elect Joe Biden and wife Jill to receive Covid-19 vaccine on Monday

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 7:15 PM 33,367 Views 29 Comments

Earlier today, US Vice President Mike Pence received the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine live on television.

# covid-vaccine - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

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 19,198 Views 105 Comments

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

# covid-vaccine - Friday 11 December, 2020

Public asked to fill out HSE survey on how they feel about the Covid vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public asked to fill out HSE survey on how they feel about the Covid vaccine

Dec 11th 2020, 9:50 PM 27,962 Views 23 Comments

The survey is running for a week, and will inform the HSE’s information campaign.

# covid-vaccine - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

First NI Covid-19 vaccinations due to take place next week
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

First NI Covid-19 vaccinations due to take place next week

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:57 PM 16,165 Views 26 Comments

Minister Robin Swann said 70% of the population will need to be immune before life fully returns to normal.

# covid-vaccine - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

Nov 26th 2020, 5:03 PM 33,685 Views 20 Comments

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.