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# pfizer - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
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# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sun 7:00 AM 18,400 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# pfizer - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Debunked: The FDA didn't just 'reissue emergency approval' for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, it granted full approval
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Debunked: The FDA didn't just 'reissue emergency approval' for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, it granted full approval

Aug 26th 2021, 5:41 PM 19,543 Views 1 Comment

There has been some confusion after an FDA document was misread by some people.

# pfizer - Monday 23 August, 2021

US FDA grants Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine full approval
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

US FDA grants Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine full approval

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 29,538 Views 33 Comments

The widely-administered vaccine had already been approved under an emergency use authorisation.

# pfizer - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
# Study
# Study

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 75,792 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

# pfizer - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign
# Fazze
# Fazze

Facebook bans Russian firm behind Pfizer and AstraZeneca smear campaign

Aug 11th 2021, 9:09 AM 19,231 Views 30 Comments

A network of 65 Facebook accounts and 243 Instagram accounts was traced back to Fazze, an advertising and marketing firm working in Russia.

# pfizer - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week

Aug 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 29,325 Views 33 Comments

Some 320 pharmacies have already been administering Pfizer vaccines.

# pfizer - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month
# Dose Deal
# Dose Deal

Romanian vaccine deal finally completed, 700,000 doses to be delivered next month

Aug 3rd 2021, 3:34 PM 29,703 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach said the deal was “fantastic news and a welcome boost to our roll-out”.

# pfizer - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

Jul 28th 2021, 9:58 AM 13,370 Views 97 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

# pfizer - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 27,088 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

# pfizer - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre

Jul 15th 2021, 8:59 PM 79,437 Views 59 Comments

Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.

# pfizer - Friday 9 July, 2021

Pfizer pushes for third shot as variants drive new global outbreaks
# Third Dose
# Third Dose

Pfizer pushes for third shot as variants drive new global outbreaks

Jul 9th 2021, 6:48 AM 55,210 Views 95 Comments

Delta is the most infectious strain of the virus since the start of the global pandemic in early 2020.

# pfizer - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme
# Rollout Boost
# Rollout Boost

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme

Jul 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 58,701 Views 38 Comments

When the data is transferred to the HSE, the percentage of adults who are fully vaccinated will increase by 0.43%.

# pfizer - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,742 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# pfizer - 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 33,436 Views 41 Comments

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

# pfizer - Friday 28 May, 2021

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15

May 28th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,221 Views 6 Comments

The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation
# Approved
# Approved

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation

May 28th 2021, 1:47 PM 11,788 Views 4 Comments

The HSE said information they had so far showed the Covid-19 vaccines did not have any negative effect on babies in the womb.

# pfizer - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant

May 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 44,106 Views 55 Comments

Both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs have been found to be highly effective against the B1617.2 strain.

# pfizer - 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.

# pfizer - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,604 Views 25 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.

# pfizer - Monday 10 May, 2021

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
# Tuscany
# Tuscany

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

May 10th 2021, 9:46 PM 69,849 Views 27 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

May 10th 2021, 2:53 PM 33,709 Views 26 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

# pfizer - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
# Good News
# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,285 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

# pfizer - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

May 5th 2021, 7:11 PM 13,388 Views 24 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration is also expected to authorise Pfizer’s vaccine for young people by next week.

# pfizer - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Ireland to get 4.9m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech in both 2022 and 2023
# Booster
# Booster

Ireland to get 4.9m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech in both 2022 and 2023

May 4th 2021, 7:40 PM 31,347 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet were told that booster shots may be required.

# pfizer - Friday 30 April, 2021

Pfizer and BioNTech ask EU to clear Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer and BioNTech ask EU to clear Covid-19 vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds

Apr 30th 2021, 12:55 PM 13,105 Views 24 Comments

The companies said their submission to the EMA was based on a study in more than 2,000 adolescents.

# pfizer - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Decision on spacing out Pfizer vaccine doses will be made 'within the week', says Donnelly
# Vaccine Plan
# Vaccine Plan

Decision on spacing out Pfizer vaccine doses will be made 'within the week', says Donnelly

Apr 14th 2021, 6:33 PM 22,899 Views 38 Comments

Spacing out of Pfizer doses was discussed at Cabinet today, but the matter is still under review.

# pfizer - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

NIAC considers increasing gap between first and second Pfizer vaccine doses
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

NIAC considers increasing gap between first and second Pfizer vaccine doses

Apr 13th 2021, 10:53 PM 28,336 Views 50 Comments

The consideration is being made amid a serious disruption to Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

# pfizer - Monday 12 April, 2021

Israeli study says South African Covid-19 variant can evade Pfizer vaccine
# Pfizer BioNTech
# Pfizer BioNTech

Israeli study says South African Covid-19 variant can evade Pfizer vaccine

Apr 12th 2021, 9:22 AM 35,134 Views 24 Comments

The study did not reveal any data to show if the variant would still cause serious illness among those who have been vaccinated.

# pfizer - Friday 9 April, 2021

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca
# Australia
# Australia

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca

Apr 9th 2021, 7:09 AM 23,434 Views 47 Comments

The move follows the EMA saying it had found a ‘possible link’ between the AZ vaccine and rare blood clots.

# pfizer - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 4:05 PM 17,782 Views 41 Comments

The company now plans to submit applications to regulators for approval in this age group.

# pfizer - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Ireland to receive 46,500 additional Pfizer doses this month, Taoiseach confirms
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to receive 46,500 additional Pfizer doses this month, Taoiseach confirms

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 11:12 AM 39,559 Views 96 Comments

“When they get here, they will be administered quickly,” the Taoiseach said.

# pfizer - Monday 8 March, 2021

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine
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# Pfizer

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine

Mar 8th 2021, 9:23 PM 49,404 Views 39 Comments

New Zealand has so far completed inoculations of only a few thousand people, mainly border workers.

# pfizer - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:50 AM 11,858 Views 29 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

# pfizer - Friday 19 February, 2021

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose

Feb 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,942 Views 30 Comments

The study also observed efficacy in asymptomatic patients.

# pfizer - Monday 15 February, 2021

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,196 Views 34 Comments

Some 600,000 people took part in the study.

# pfizer - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 3:19 PM 61,412 Views 73 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines
  • Paul Reid says HSE has "always been clear that the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will have many twists and turns"
  • Varadkar warns rollout among over 70s "may be slower" than originally planned

# pfizer - Monday 1 February, 2021

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses
# Booster
# Booster

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses

Feb 1st 2021, 9:13 AM 41,042 Views 39 Comments

There’s been growing anger over the EU’s inoculation campaign, which has been criticised as too slow.

# pfizer - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?
# Waiting And Waiting
# Waiting And Waiting

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 37,790 Views 25 Comments

The vaccine – of which Ireland is due to receive more three million doses – will not be available until the end of the year, at the earliest.

# pfizer - Sunday 24 January, 2021

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Jan 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 31,217 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

# pfizer - Friday 22 January, 2021

WHO agrees deal to supply initial 40 million Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries
# Covax
# Covax

WHO agrees deal to supply initial 40 million Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:46 PM 18,125 Views 18 Comments

“We still have a lot of work to do, but the light at the end of the tunnel continues to grow brighter,” the WHO chief said today.

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