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# sars-cov-2 - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England
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# SARS-CoV-2

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England

May 18th 2021, 12:16 PM 30,363 Views 20 Comments

And how widespread is in Ireland?

# sars-cov-2 - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Pfizer CEO says there is 'encouraging' data on whether its vaccine stops Covid transmission
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# Covid-19

Pfizer CEO says there is 'encouraging' data on whether its vaccine stops Covid transmission

Jan 13th 2021, 3:12 PM 55,896 Views 40 Comments

“We know that in animals, [there is] significant protection from transferring the virus,” Dr Albert Bourla told an the EPP Group health event.

# sars-cov-2 - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Travel ban to apply to visitors from both UK and South Africa until 6 January
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# SARS-CoV-2

Travel ban to apply to visitors from both UK and South Africa until 6 January

Dec 30th 2020, 7:45 PM 49,750 Views 17 Comments

Both variants are feared to be more transmissible, and research is ongoing.

# sars-cov-2 - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Here's a list of 'higher risk' settings and activities that allow Covid-19 to spread
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# SARS-CoV-2

Here's a list of 'higher risk' settings and activities that allow Covid-19 to spread

Nov 18th 2020, 9:53 PM 71,728 Views 49 Comments

Hiqa has advised NPHET on the higher-risk settings and factors linked with the spread of the novel coronavirus.

# sars-cov-2 - Friday 13 November, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine should be available to Irish public by mid-2021, Martin says
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# SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus vaccine should be available to Irish public by mid-2021, Martin says

Nov 13th 2020, 3:37 PM 58,053 Views 124 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said it would be available to priority groups before then.

# sars-cov-2 - Friday 16 October, 2020

China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study
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# SARS-CoV-2

China's Covid-19 vaccine candidate is safe and prompts antibody response - early results from study

Oct 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 52,496 Views 73 Comments

This vaccine includes the killed virus mixed with aluminium hydroxide, which is known to boost immune responses.

# sars-cov-2 - Monday 3 August, 2020

WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus
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WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus

Aug 3rd 2020, 1:32 PM 80,187 Views 154 Comments

WHO director-general Dr Tedros urged governments to focus on testing, distancing, and face masks.

# sars-cov-2 - Monday 20 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial
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# SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial

Updated Jul 20th 2020, 4:03 PM 50,314 Views 75 Comments

Researchers at Oxford University described the results as encouraging but said “there is still much work to be done”.

# sars-cov-2 - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely
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# Coronavirus Facts

Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely

Mar 7th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,454 Views 29 Comments

It’s a murky area of Irish law when it comes to the novel coronavirus.

# sars-cov-2 - Monday 2 March, 2020

Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing
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# The Basics

Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:00 PM 29,253 Views 29 Comments

Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?

# sars-cov-2 - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Covid-19 Explained: The government's top coronavirus expert on what you need to know
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# Advice

Covid-19 Explained: The government's top coronavirus expert on what you need to know

Feb 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 24,514 Views 11 Comments

Dr Cillian De Gascun is a medical virologist, and chair of the HSE’s Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group,