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# jabs - Last month November 2022

Pfizer-BioNTech to test combined Covid and flu vaccine
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# Two In One

Pfizer-BioNTech to test combined Covid and flu vaccine

Nov 3rd 2022, 12:51 PM 11,974 Views 23 Comments

Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech developed one of the most widely used vaccines to combat Covid-19.

# jabs - This year 2022

European Medicines Agency approves first Omicron-specific Covid vaccines
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European Medicines Agency approves first Omicron-specific Covid vaccines

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 2:42 PM 15,492 Views 10 Comments

The so-called “bivalent” vaccines protect against the earlier BA.1 strain of Omicron, but do not target the latest strains.

# jabs - Last year 2021

Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval
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# Covid-19

Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 7:00 PM 43,723 Views 187 Comments
  • The rollout of the vaccine to this age group in Ireland may not happen until next year.
  • The EMA has said a study showed 90.7% efficacy among the age group.
  • The dose recommended is lower than for children aged 12 and older.
40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland
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40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland

Oct 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,619 Views 1 Comment

The programme was rolled out on 27 September.

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens
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# Jabs

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens

Jul 17th 2021, 4:23 PM 42,735 Views 10 Comments

Registration through the HSE portal for that age group opens officially on Monday.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?
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# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?

May 18th 2021, 12:03 PM 16,179 Views 0 Comments

It is expected that this age cohort will be offered a choice between the AZ and J&J vaccines or an mRNA vaccine.

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine
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# Vaccine

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

May 4th 2021, 11:58 AM 17,412 Views 27 Comments

A formal application for marketing authorisation has not yet been submitted.

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs
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# Study

Covid-19 vaccines mixing trial expands to include two additional jabs

Apr 14th 2021, 8:49 AM 21,922 Views 23 Comments

The trial will investigate whether different vaccines can be used for first and second doses.

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
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Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,896 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

# jabs - All time

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error
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# Vaccines

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error

Aug 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 3,996 Views 13 Comments

One mother said she was offered a choice of just two dates which meant her three-year-old had her repeat jabs on the first day of playschool.

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error
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# Vaccines

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error

Aug 28th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,068 Views 64 Comments

The HSE said the jabs may not have been prepared or administered in the correct way and have arranged “revaccination clinics” for the affected children.

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:48 PM 1,425 Views 12 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.