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#Flu Jab

# flu-jab - Friday 9 October, 2020

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 32,664 Views 29 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Friday 2 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:08 PM 27,909 Views 6 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 1:40 PM 24,089 Views 8 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Friday 28 August, 2020

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 16,089 Views 21 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Thursday 12 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 12th 2019, 5:44 PM 37,345 Views 45 Comments

The latest figures show that the flu rate has spiked.

# flu-jab - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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 33,005 Views 125 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 13,315 Views 60 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Thursday 26 October, 2017

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 8,365 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.

# flu-jab - Friday 12 May, 2017

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

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

May 12th 2017, 7:04 PM 9,737 Views 14 Comments

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

# flu-jab - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

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 8,189 Views 71 Comments

No comment.

# flu-jab - Friday 25 November, 2011

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 1,851 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.

# flu-jab - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Cheaper flu vaccinations on their way at pharmacies
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# Flu Jab

Cheaper flu vaccinations on their way at pharmacies

Oct 18th 2011, 4:23 PM 5,277 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 959 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.