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Huge boost for champions Netherlands as Miedema returns from Covid layoff for quarter-final
The Arsenal star is back in the Dutch squad in time for their last-eight clash with France.
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Pregnant women to be offered Covid-19 vaccines as Cabinet accepts NIAC advice
Over 600,000 doses of the single-shot vaccine are due in Ireland before the end of June.
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69-year-olds can register for their Covid-19 vaccine from 10am tomorrow
You can either register online yourself, or call the HSE helpline from 10am tomorrow.
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AstraZeneca: NPHET says use of Covid-19 vaccine can resume in Ireland
The restart of the vaccine was considered by Irish health authorities after the decision by the European Medicines Agency.
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Vaccine target of over 85,000 reached last week despite only 301 jabs on Sunday
9.5% of the population have now received at least one dose.
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HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices
54,691 vaccines were administered last week to over 85s in GP settings.
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Explainer: Here's what to know about the changes to Ireland's vaccination queue
The changes announced this week related to those with underlying health conditions.
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People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list
Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed the change this evening.
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Taoiseach says particular conditions 'should be prioritised' for vaccine as govt awaits NIAC advice
The Minister for Health has sought advice on the sequencing list.
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Johnson & Johnson subsidiary applies to EMA for Covid-19 vaccine approval
The single-dose vaccine could be approved as early as next month.
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Over 80,000 set to receive vaccine in 'exciting week' for roll-out
This week sees the plan moving to the third cohort in the prioritisation list.
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'Game-changer' AstraZeneca vaccine will NOT land in Ireland before it is approved
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly had said he had hoped it could arrive sooner.
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Covid-19: WHO says eight top contender vaccines are racing to be completed
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus did not identify the top candidates.
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Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine
A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.
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Dennis Hogan's Aussie-based promoters set up shop in Dublin with major plans for Irish boxing
DDP Sports have opened a Dublin office and could put on an Irish show as soon as next February.