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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# covid pass
Different treatment for those who have got booster jab would be unfair at this stage, says Martin
Micheál Martin was asked whether the Digital Covid Certificate would be updated with the booster information.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Are vaccinated people as likely to transmit Covid-19 as non-vaccinated people?
Did a study show a vaccinated person is every bit as likely to transmit Covid as an unvaccinated person? We test a claim made in the Dáil by Wexford TD Verona Murphy.
A TD made the claim this week, leading to the Minister for Health criticising the spread of 'anti-vax information'
We spoke to the author of the study referenced by the TD, who said the claim was incorrect
The study's results were complex and it's easy to see how messages became mixed around the findings, writes Brianna Parkins
# covid pass
Varadkar indicates Covid vaccine passes could be used for hospital and nursing home visits
The Tánaiste said vaccine immunity wanes and ‘that people who are vaccinated can get the virus and can transmit the virus’.
# back in the usa
US to reopen borders to vaccinated travellers from 8 November
The US closed its borders for 18 months.
# Transplants
Transplant patients urged to get vaccinated due to 'high risk' of infection
Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland said today that patients who are unvaccinated are at very high risk of infection.
# Vaccines
US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge
The US was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June but the number is now 107,143.
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Roaring 20s
People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE
Pfizer is to deliver 318,000 doses in the next two weeks, one of the biggest vaccine deliveries to Ireland.
# Vaccines
US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.
# vaccine bonus
Fully vaccinated people allowed meet indoors with one unvaccinated household from 10 May
The government this evening announced the easing of a number of Covid-19 restrictions in May and June.
# vaccinated
Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
AstraZeneca remains in use in the North as other countries put it on pause.
# state jabs
Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
Nearly five million people have received one dose.
# vaccinated
GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres
A requirement for travellers into Ireland to produce evidence of a negative test result has also come into effect.
# vaccinated
Joe Biden says vaccines are 'number one priority' as he receives second dose
The US president-elect received his second dose today, three weeks after his first.
# Achoo
Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around
Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.
# infected
Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak
Two cases have been confirmed at NUI Galway in the first cases in the country so far this year.