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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Yesterday’s News

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September

16 hours ago 13,214 Views 20 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said that it was a clear demonstration of the effect of the vaccine.

# vaccination - Thursday 13 May, 2021

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs
# Cohort 7
# Cohort 7

HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs

Thu 6:04 PM 16,545 Views 4 Comments

People in this cohort will be given appointments at vaccination centres.

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
# Milestone
# Milestone

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

Thu 2:51 PM 24,259 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

# vaccination - 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

Tue 7:07 AM 12,516 Views 25 Comments

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

# vaccination - Monday 10 May, 2021

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

Mon 4:39 PM 52,747 Views 41 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

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

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

Mon 2:53 PM 33,238 Views 26 Comments

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

# vaccination - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning
# Jabbed
# Jabbed

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Cork this morning

Sun 1:34 PM 49,069 Views 59 Comments

Martin received a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

# vaccination - Saturday 8 May, 2021

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

May 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 60,254 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

# vaccination - Friday 7 May, 2021

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,702 Views 11 Comments

This is the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality.

# vaccination - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

May 4th 2021, 11:58 AM 17,246 Views 27 Comments

A formal application for marketing authorisation has not yet been submitted.

# vaccination - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered
# Vaccine Answers
# Vaccine Answers

Reader Q&A: Your questions on vaccines for pregnant women and the over 50s answered

May 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,640 Views 49 Comments
  • As part of our Reader Q&A series throughout the pandemic, Órla Ryan and Michelle Hennessy have been asking the experts and getting the answers you need.
  • There is limited data from clinical trials on vaccines during pregnancy but real-world data indicates they are safe.
  • The over 50s will not be offered a choice of vaccines/

# vaccination - 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 13,032 Views 24 Comments

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

# vaccination - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Taoiseach says largest delivery of Pfizer vaccines to Ireland - 191,800 doses - arrived today
# Covid19
# Covid19

Taoiseach says largest delivery of Pfizer vaccines to Ireland - 191,800 doses - arrived today

Apr 28th 2021, 1:32 PM 30,106 Views 58 Comments

Martin said the HSE’s modelling is still based on delivering 450,000 doses per week by the middle of June.

# vaccination - Friday 23 April, 2021

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 54,911 Views 26 Comments

As of Wednesday night, more than 147,000 people have registered for their vaccine.

# vaccination - Thursday 22 April, 2021

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:11 PM 9,315 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

# vaccination - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine delivery for this week reduced from 45,000 to 9,000 doses
# Supplies
# Supplies

AstraZeneca vaccine delivery for this week reduced from 45,000 to 9,000 doses

Apr 20th 2021, 8:19 PM 35,610 Views 46 Comments

The next delivery of 165,000 doses on 30 April will also be delayed.

15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

15 pharmacies to begin administering Covid vaccines 'towards the end' of this month

Apr 20th 2021, 6:45 AM 45,637 Views 35 Comments

The HSE is set to update the Oireachtas Health Committee on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout later today.

# vaccination - Monday 19 April, 2021

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: I have MS, how can you justify not giving me a vaccine yet?

Apr 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,348 Views 53 Comments

Dearbhla Crosse is in Cohort 4 of the vaccination rollout, but she believes people like her are being left behind.

# vaccination - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Impact of earlier vaccination for younger people to be assessed by health officials

Updated Apr 17th 2021, 1:50 PM 48,477 Views 114 Comments

The Health Minister has asked officials to determine if vaccinating younger people sooner would impact transmission.

# vaccination - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: The vaccine registration portal for 65-69s is now live - here's how it works

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 10:03 AM 87,054 Views 60 Comments

Those aged 69 can register today and will be notified shortly about their appointments.

# vaccination - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,815 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

# vaccination - 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 23,369 Views 47 Comments

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

# vaccination - Thursday 8 April, 2021

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

One million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in Ireland

Apr 8th 2021, 3:47 PM 51,811 Views 120 Comments

Close to 19% of the eligible population will have received their first dose by the end of today.

# vaccination - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine trial in children paused while regulators look into rare blood clot reports in adults
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine trial in children paused while regulators look into rare blood clot reports in adults

Apr 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 17,712 Views 31 Comments

Officials said that “no safety concerns” have been identified in the trial itself.

# vaccination - Friday 2 April, 2021

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions
# Maternity Hospitals
# Maternity Hospitals

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:37 PM 27,297 Views 12 Comments

The easing of maternity hospital restrictions was not included in the government’s roadmap for reopening the country.

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:33 AM 34,930 Views 51 Comments

16 cases have been confirmed in Ruili since Tuesday.

# vaccination - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out

Apr 1st 2021, 11:02 AM 40,478 Views 108 Comments

Donnelly told the Dáil he is “reluctant” to give specific estimates on vaccine deliveries.

# vaccination - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Explainer: Gardaí and teachers unhappy as Ireland dumps vaccine roll-out plan to follow aged-based UK model
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Explainer: Gardaí and teachers unhappy as Ireland dumps vaccine roll-out plan to follow aged-based UK model

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 9:37 PM 80,417 Views 132 Comments

The overhaul of the vaccine categories follows recommendations from NIAC.

Opposition parties seek clarity on overhaul of vaccine priority schedule
# Rollout
# Rollout

Opposition parties seek clarity on overhaul of vaccine priority schedule

Mar 30th 2021, 8:49 PM 9,331 Views 11 Comments

Under a new plan, priority for vaccinations will no longer be assigned based on a person’s occupation.

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

Mar 30th 2021, 7:41 PM 32,697 Views 0 Comments

A statement from VHI said that its CEO John O’Dwyer had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

Fully vaccinated people from two households now allowed to meet indoors without masks or distancing
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Fully vaccinated people from two households now allowed to meet indoors without masks or distancing

Mar 30th 2021, 6:46 PM 24,157 Views 45 Comments

This measure takes effect immediately.

# vaccination - Friday 26 March, 2021

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 8:22 PM 194,662 Views 462 Comments
  • The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".
What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?

Mar 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 108,125 Views 55 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said on Thursday that Ireland expects to receive 1 million doses between today and 30 April.

# vaccination - Thursday 25 March, 2021

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 79,522 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

# vaccination - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated
# Reopening
# Reopening

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated

Mar 23rd 2021, 11:38 AM 39,871 Views 84 Comments

In Denmark, 5.4% of the population has currently been fully vaccinated.

# vaccination - Monday 22 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:10 AM 15,336 Views 22 Comments

The US-led study found no increased risk of blood clots.

# vaccination - Saturday 20 March, 2021

AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban
# Back Again
# Back Again

AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban

Updated Mar 20th 2021, 7:16 PM 65,250 Views 134 Comments
  • The European Medicines Agency reviewed the AstraZeneca vaccine and has concluded that it is safe and effective.
  • The EU is threatening AstraZeneca with an export ban.
  • There are 328 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals around Ireland as of this morning.

# vaccination - Friday 19 March, 2021

Opinion: In praise of the vaccine - and the Irish connection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In praise of the vaccine - and the Irish connection

Mar 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,281 Views 9 Comments

Dr Seamus Lennon of GMIT says RNA vaccine technology is groundbreaking for future disease.

# vaccination - Thursday 18 March, 2021

AstraZeneca is 'safe and effective' vaccine, says EMA, paving way for Ireland to begin using it again
# Decision
# Decision

AstraZeneca is 'safe and effective' vaccine, says EMA, paving way for Ireland to begin using it again

Mar 18th 2021, 4:16 PM 60,157 Views 119 Comments
  • Head of the EMA Emer Cooke said that the vaccine is safe and the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks.
  • World Health Organization experts have also recommended countries continue to use the AstraZeneca jab.

# vaccination - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,204 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

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