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#Flu Jab

# flu-jab - Last year 2021

Pregnant women, over 65s and other at-risk groups urged to get flu vaccine
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

Pregnant women, over 65s and other at-risk groups urged to get flu vaccine

Oct 4th 2021, 7:20 AM 18,423 Views 8 Comments

At-risk groups receive the jab free-of-charge.

# flu-jab - All time

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October

Oct 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 32,705 Views 30 Comments

All of the 600,000 children’s doses will also be available by this time.

Some 'frustration' caused by rescheduling of non-priority flu jabs, Irish Pharmacy Union says
# Flu Vaccine
# Flu Vaccine

Some 'frustration' caused by rescheduling of non-priority flu jabs, Irish Pharmacy Union says

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:08 PM 27,940 Views 6 Comments

Boots is rescheduling some not at-risk flu jab appointments due to delay in the vaccines arriving.

Irish Pharmacy Union welcomes ability to give flu vaccine off-site
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

Irish Pharmacy Union welcomes ability to give flu vaccine off-site

Oct 1st 2020, 1:40 PM 24,172 Views 8 Comments

Pharmacists will be able to give people the flu jab outside the pharmacy premises.

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine

Aug 28th 2020, 2:44 PM 16,181 Views 21 Comments

Children aged two to 12 years can get the flu jab for free this year, but it’s not compulsory.

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'

Dec 12th 2019, 5:44 PM 37,410 Views 45 Comments

The latest figures show that the flu rate has spiked.

Poll: Should it be mandatory for health professionals to get the flu jab?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be mandatory for health professionals to get the flu jab?

Jan 9th 2018, 8:47 AM 33,026 Views 126 Comments

Just one in three nurses have received the vaccination.

Just one third of hospital nurses have had the flu jab despite raffles and free coffee incentives
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Just one third of hospital nurses have had the flu jab despite raffles and free coffee incentives

Jan 9th 2018, 6:15 AM 13,426 Views 60 Comments

The HSE ran a campaign over the last few months to encourage healthcare workers to get the vaccine.

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks
# Viral War
# Viral War

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,387 Views 17 Comments

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%
# Sugar Coat It
# Sugar Coat It

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%

May 12th 2017, 7:04 PM 9,773 Views 14 Comments

“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.

Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of Day

Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day

Oct 8th 2013, 12:42 PM 8,203 Views 71 Comments

No comment.

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines
# Flu
# Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

Nov 25th 2011, 6:58 PM 1,876 Views 11 Comments

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

Cheaper flu vaccinations on their way at pharmacies
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

Cheaper flu vaccinations on their way at pharmacies

Oct 18th 2011, 4:23 PM 5,436 Views 6 Comments

A visit to the GP for a flu jab can cost up to €65, but pharmacists will shortly be able to offer the service for as low as €20.

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year
# Health
# Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

Oct 18th 2011, 9:12 AM 991 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.