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# ema - Friday 23 July, 2021

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds
# For The Kids
# For The Kids

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds

Jul 23rd 2021, 4:50 PM 20,492 Views 58 Comments

It is the first time the shot has been authorised for people under 18.

# ema - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

EU watchdog reviewing Janssen vaccine data after US regulator warns of rare neurological reaction
# Guillain Barré Syndrome
# Guillain Barré Syndrome

EU watchdog reviewing Janssen vaccine data after US regulator warns of rare neurological reaction

Jul 13th 2021, 1:47 PM 39,071 Views 68 Comments

US experts said there had been reports of people who had the jab developing Guillain-Barre syndrome.

# ema - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,438 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# ema - Monday 17 May, 2021

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says
# EMA
# EMA

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says

May 17th 2021, 10:15 PM 15,848 Views 11 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said this could improve the flexibility in countries’ vaccine rollout.

# ema - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

EU regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as 'very rare side effect' of J&J vaccine
# One-shot Vaccine
# One-shot Vaccine

EU regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as 'very rare side effect' of J&J vaccine

Apr 20th 2021, 3:24 PM 21,743 Views 28 Comments
  • Unusual blood clots should be listed as "very rare side effects" - but the "overall benefits" of the vaccine in preventing Covid-19 outweigh the risks.
  • Eight rare blood clots with low levels of blood platelets were recorded among over 7 million doses of the J&J vaccine administered in the US.
  • The statement by the EMA is similar to its conclusion for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine - which NIAC decided to limit to those aged over 60.
EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses
# European Medicines Agency
# European Medicines Agency

EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 2:28 PM 35,461 Views 22 Comments

It follows concerns that the vaccine could be linked to extremely rare blood clots.

# ema - Monday 19 April, 2021

Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data
# One Shot Dose
# One Shot Dose

Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data

Apr 19th 2021, 12:25 PM 14,264 Views 17 Comments

The rollout of the one-shot dose was paused in the United States after six rare blood clots were identified post-vaccination.

# ema - Saturday 3 April, 2021

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 163,689 Views 44 Comments

Several European countries have paused the use of the jab.

# ema - Friday 26 March, 2021

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute

Mar 26th 2021, 2:54 PM 26,789 Views 24 Comments

The Dutch plant has been at the centre of a bitter spat between the UK and the EU over AstraZeneca’s vaccine production shortfall.

# ema - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

EU medicine regulator evaluating Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use in Europe
# EMA
# EMA

EU medicine regulator evaluating Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use in Europe

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:03 PM 36,964 Views 69 Comments

The EMA has also been in touch with representatives of the Chinese Sinopharm jab.

# ema - Thursday 18 March, 2021

HSE will 'immediately endeavour' to begin using AstraZeneca jab again if EMA gives all clear
# Decision Day
# Decision Day

HSE will 'immediately endeavour' to begin using AstraZeneca jab again if EMA gives all clear

Updated Mar 18th 2021, 10:24 AM 28,744 Views 50 Comments

The agency is holding an extraordinary meeting to finalise its conclusions on the blood clot issue. A number of countries across Europe, including Ireland, paused use of the vaccine in recent days.

# ema - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,263 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

# ema - Thursday 11 March, 2021

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency

Mar 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 69,165 Views 92 Comments
  • The is the fourth coronavirus vaccine given the green light by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • The vaccine data was "robust and met the criteria for efficacy, safety and quality"
  • Ireland is set to received 600,000 initial doses but that could be hampered by supply issues

# ema - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency
# EMA
# EMA

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency

Mar 10th 2021, 7:54 PM 29,802 Views 32 Comments

Austria announced it would stop using doses from an AstraZenca batch after the 49-year-old nurse died.

# ema - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval

Mar 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 13,312 Views 25 Comments

Russia said it is ready to provide vaccines for 50 million Europeans.

# ema - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary applies to EMA for Covid-19 vaccine approval
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary applies to EMA for Covid-19 vaccine approval

Feb 16th 2021, 4:02 PM 24,284 Views 31 Comments

The single-dose vaccine could be approved as early as next month.

# ema - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 7:12 PM 44,706 Views 43 Comments

This follows a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.

# ema - Friday 29 January, 2021

European Medicines Agency confirms no deaths have been linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

European Medicines Agency confirms no deaths have been linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

Jan 29th 2021, 4:57 PM 11,969 Views 3 Comments

It followed reports in recent weeks that people had died after receiving the vaccine.

# ema - 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 13,187 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.

# ema - Friday 15 January, 2021

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
# Covid19
# Covid19

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

Jan 15th 2021, 12:25 PM 9,935 Views 7 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

# ema - Thursday 17 December, 2020

EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January
# EMA
# EMA

EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 6:05 PM 18,042 Views 16 Comments

The date for a decision had been 12 January.

# ema - Thursday 10 December, 2020

EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month
# EMA
# EMA

EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month

Dec 10th 2020, 4:31 PM 12,490 Views 8 Comments

A decision on the approval of the Pfizer/BioNtech is due on 29 December.

# ema - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack
# Cyber Attack
# Cyber Attack

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack

Dec 9th 2020, 6:57 PM 13,271 Views 4 Comments

The agency says it has launched a full investigation.

# ema - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines?

Dec 5th 2020, 10:30 AM 12,116 Views 0 Comments

The HSE expects Ireland’s vaccination programme to begin in January.

# ema - Thursday 8 March, 2018

MS drug pulled from Irish and EU market after 12 patients worldwide suffer 'serious brain disorders'
# Zinbryta
# Zinbryta

MS drug pulled from Irish and EU market after 12 patients worldwide suffer 'serious brain disorders'

Mar 8th 2018, 10:07 PM 50,019 Views 28 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the immediate suspension and recall of Zinbryta.

# ema - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today
# Valproate
# Valproate

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today

Sep 26th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,629 Views 8 Comments

An Irish woman whose three children have disabilities will give evidence at a public hearing today.

# ema - Monday 11 November, 2013

So, Ron Burgundy hung out with Daft Punk over the weekend
# Rich Mahogany
From The Daily Edge
# Rich Mahogany

So, Ron Burgundy hung out with Daft Punk over the weekend

Nov 11th 2013, 7:12 AM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

By the beard of Zeus!

# ema - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Ronan Keating's hair! And other things that happened at the '99 EMAs in Dublin
# Vengaboys Alert
From The Daily Edge
# Vengaboys Alert

Ronan Keating's hair! And other things that happened at the '99 EMAs in Dublin

Sep 17th 2013, 4:27 PM 2,610 Views 0 Comments

Nice lipstick Ronan.

# ema - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare

Jan 7th 2012, 10:19 AM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

The IMB has revealed that the Harley Medical Group failed to communicate properly with their patients over the faulty PIP breast implants.

# ema - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Watch: Hotel staff struggle to keep Bieber fans out as MTV hits Belfast
# MTV EMAs
From The Daily Edge
# MTV EMAs

Watch: Hotel staff struggle to keep Bieber fans out as MTV hits Belfast

Nov 6th 2011, 3:31 PM 1,467 Views 12 Comments

Music fans have overtaken Belfast as the MTV Europe Music Awards come to the city. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Snow Patrol will all perform tonight.