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# Vaccination

This month
February 2024
Measles: What you need to know about the disease, vaccines and who is at risk
A man in Leinster died after contracting the disease amid fears of an outbreak here.
Last month
January 2024
Dr Catherine Conlon: Catch Up vaccination clinics needed now before measles sweeps the country
Measles cases soared in Europe to 42,200 last year, almost 45-fold increase on previous year
Last year
2023
HPV vaccine 'significantly' reduces signs of pre-cancer in young women, study shows
Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine this autumn/winter?
HSE's autumn winter flu and Covid-19 vaccination programme gets underway today
Hospital deaths from pneumonia and COPD fell after rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, audit finds
Chickenpox vaccine for children moves a step closer as Hiqa says it's 'safe and cost effective'
Ireland has one of the lowest rates of measles immunisation in Europe
Chickenpox vaccine could be added to childhood immunisation schedule following consultation
Confidence in childhood vaccination fell in Ireland during the Covid-19 pandemic
Parents urged to check children are vaccinated against measles before travelling during Easter
Covid-19 testing centres to close nationally, as testing no longer needed for 'vast majority'
HSE urges public to get second booster shot as vaccine uptake lags
All time
Online registration portal opens for HPV vaccine catch-up programme named after Laura Brennan
NZ court takes custody of ill baby whose parents refused potential vaccinated blood transfusion
Pfizer-BioNTech to test combined Covid and flu vaccine
All available appointment for monkeypox vaccine booked, hours after online registration opens
EU approves smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
Vaccination had 'significant impact' at decreasing Covid-19 cases in nursing homes
Austria suspends law making Covid vaccines mandatory for all adults
Online booking opens for 5-11 year olds as just over one fifth have received Covid vaccine
Canadian anti-vaccine truckers inspire copycat protests in several countries
Austrian president signs law making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for all adults
Sweden opts against recommending Covid vaccines for children aged five to 11
Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19
Almost 300 staff were considered 'at risk' to patients because of their vaccine status last November, Stephen McDermott writes.
Nurses, healthcare assistants, therapists and a non-consultant hospital doctor among those unvaccinated.
Mandatory vaccination is not currently Government policy and the HSE redeploys staff it deems to be at risk to patients.
Italy to introduce mandatory Covid vaccination for over 50s
First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
Booster interval for people who have had Covid to be cut from six months to three months
Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
Fans in England must show Covid pass or proof of negative test from today
Vaccinations for vulnerable children to start next week, Taoiseach says
Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres
Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory
The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
It's planned that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory from 1 February next year.
Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg blamed the unvaccinated for an “attack on the health system”.
Use of Covid-19 passes extended to cinemas and theatres
Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19
German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures
Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says
US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11