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# pfizer - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

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

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

Tue 7:07 AM 12,448 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
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# Tuscany

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

Mon 9:46 PM 69,450 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
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# Vaccines

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

Mon 2:53 PM 32,978 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 18,952 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
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# Vaccines

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 to 15

May 5th 2021, 7:11 PM 13,352 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
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# Booster

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

May 4th 2021, 7:40 PM 31,154 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
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# Vaccines

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

Apr 30th 2021, 12:55 PM 13,029 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 22,678 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 26,737 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
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# Pfizer BioNTech

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

Apr 12th 2021, 9:22 AM 35,016 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 23,363 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
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# Vaccines

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

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 4:05 PM 17,755 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
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# Vaccines

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

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 11:12 AM 39,547 Views 95 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 49,347 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 11,749 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 23,871 Views 30 Comments

The study also observed efficacy in asymptomatic patients.

# pfizer - Monday 15 February, 2021

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

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,176 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 61,388 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 41,028 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 37,688 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 30,997 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 18,114 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.

# pfizer - Friday 15 January, 2021

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe
# Delays
# Delays

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 1:35 PM 87,579 Views 58 Comments

“The temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” Norway’s Public Health Agency said in a statement.

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 9,928 Views 7 Comments

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

# pfizer - Friday 8 January, 2021

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:39 AM 21,114 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier this week that up to 135,000 people will have received two vaccine doses by the end of February.

# pfizer - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December
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# Vaccination

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:55 PM 35,166 Views 73 Comments

The Minister for Health has said that tens of thousands of doses will arrive in Ireland each week from early January.

# pfizer - Friday 18 December, 2020

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February
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# Vaccine

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February

Dec 18th 2020, 9:53 AM 15,710 Views 22 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, CEO Paul Reid said the level of distribution across the EU after approval will depend on capacity of the suppliers.

# pfizer - Sunday 13 December, 2020

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out
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# Coronavirus

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out

Dec 13th 2020, 2:05 PM 14,896 Views 17 Comments

The doses will be in boxes containing dry ice that are capable of staying at -70 degrees Celsius.

# pfizer - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Q&A: Answers to reader questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and Ireland's rollout plans
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Answers to reader questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and Ireland's rollout plans

Dec 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,483 Views 30 Comments
  • We've been putting your questions to the experts and relevant government agencies as part of this new Q&A series.
  • In this first article we're addressing questions concerning people with serious medical conditions, indemnity and cold chain transport - amongst other subjects.

# pfizer - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'

Dec 10th 2020, 6:13 PM 45,166 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts making the claim have been shared thousands of times in recent days.

Irish regulator says appropriate advice will be given if Pfizer vaccine approved after UK allergy warning
# Allergic Reaction
# Allergic Reaction

Irish regulator says appropriate advice will be given if Pfizer vaccine approved after UK allergy warning

Dec 10th 2020, 6:15 AM 28,099 Views 24 Comments

The adverse reactions which prompted the allergy warning in the UK are likely to be taken into the consideration by the EU regulatory body.

# pfizer - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Canada’s health regulator approves Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine
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# Coronavirus

Canada’s health regulator approves Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 9th 2020, 6:26 PM 10,426 Views 15 Comments

The vaccine has already been approved by the UK and officials expect US approval within days.

# pfizer - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today
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# Vaccination

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today

Dec 8th 2020, 12:15 AM 5,867 Views 2 Comments

The Pfizer/BioNTech dose will be administered at 8am at a mass vaccination centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

# pfizer - Sunday 6 December, 2020

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?

Dec 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,649 Views 0 Comments

Let’s take a look at how trials for the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have involved older age groups.

# pfizer - Friday 4 December, 2020

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,264 Views 0 Comments

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

# pfizer - Thursday 3 December, 2020

EU agency insists it has the 'most appropriate' vaccine regulation process after UK approves Pfizer jab
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# Covid-19

EU agency insists it has the 'most appropriate' vaccine regulation process after UK approves Pfizer jab

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:04 AM 16,279 Views 37 Comments

The UK formally approved the vaccine yesterday.

# pfizer - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland
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# Vaccine

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 7:55 PM 105,535 Views 140 Comments

The Taoiseach said the low temperature fridges are being stored in Citywest before being distributed around the country.

Covid-19: How does the new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: How does the new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work?

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:01 AM 30,306 Views 75 Comments

News of the vaccine’s approval has been celebrated as a landmark moment in the fight against Covid-19.

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:24 AM 21,770 Views 55 Comments

The UK has become the first western country to licence a vaccine against he virus.

# pfizer - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

Nov 26th 2020, 5:03 PM 33,650 Views 20 Comments

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.

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