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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Yesterday’s News

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Sun 9:32 AM 27,947 Views 73 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# vaccination - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
# Vaccination Week
# Vaccination Week

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

Sat 12:35 PM 11,107 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Sat 11:00 AM 46,470 Views 64 Comments

Flu vaccines usually reduce the risk of infection by 40-60%.

# vaccination - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Thu 7:44 AM 25,666 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study

Thu 7:43 AM 15,630 Views 9 Comments

The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands.

# vaccination - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says

Oct 5th 2021, 4:43 PM 41,344 Views 20 Comments

“We seem to have come close to suppressing what is a very transmissible virus,” he said.

# vaccination - Friday 1 October, 2021

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students

Oct 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 13,281 Views 57 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full FDA approval for 16-year-olds and up.

# vaccination - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

Sep 28th 2021, 6:05 PM 11,138 Views 21 Comments

The consignment of vaccines will be completed later this week.

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

Sep 28th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,288 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

# vaccination - Monday 27 September, 2021

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,409 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
# Third Level
# Third Level

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 8,957 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

# vaccination - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:02 PM 30,723 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

# vaccination - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,843 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# vaccination - Thursday 9 September, 2021

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over

Sep 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 15,045 Views 31 Comments

Under the proposal, all children attending in-person classes would need to have their first dose by 21 November.

# vaccination - Monday 6 September, 2021

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout

Sep 6th 2021, 5:02 PM 9,202 Views 0 Comments

There were calls for clarity at the weekend as some pregnant women tried to get their jab at a walk-in clinic or register through the HSE helpline.

# vaccination - Friday 3 September, 2021

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,552 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

# vaccination - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy
# New Advice
# New Advice

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy

Sep 1st 2021, 6:07 PM 12,406 Views 4 Comments

This comes after the NIAC made a number of recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer.

# vaccination - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,177 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

# vaccination - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,796 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# vaccination - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'
# Schools Return
# Schools Return

Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 4:54 PM 50,105 Views 160 Comments
  • The Education Minister says the department is 'following expert medical advice'.
  • Pregnant women in Ireland are advised to wait until 14 weeks before receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Foley says the advice also applies to pregnant women in other professions.
Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests

Aug 25th 2021, 7:24 AM 58,034 Views 112 Comments

“Waning protection is to be expected and is not a reason to not get vaccinated,” a professor said.

# vaccination - Monday 23 August, 2021

Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 20,563 Views 76 Comments

The TUI said this situation is causing “severe stress and anxiety” for affected teachers.

# vaccination - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Aug 19th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,775 Views 65 Comments

There are 244 patients with Covid-19 in hospital today with 54 of those patients in ICU.

# vaccination - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Trudeau calls election as he seeks to capitalise on vaccination success
# Canada
# Canada

Trudeau calls election as he seeks to capitalise on vaccination success

Aug 15th 2021, 6:36 PM 22,000 Views 55 Comments

Trudeau has called for a vote on 20 September as his Liberal Party rides high in the polls

# vaccination - Friday 13 August, 2021

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated

Aug 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 34,105 Views 56 Comments

Pregnant people cannot register for a Covid-19 vaccine prior to 14 weeks’ gestation.

# vaccination - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Dr Ronan Glynn: Getting the Covid-19 vaccine is like wearing a seatbelt in a car
# Breakthrough Cases
# Breakthrough Cases

Dr Ronan Glynn: Getting the Covid-19 vaccine is like wearing a seatbelt in a car

Aug 11th 2021, 10:24 PM 36,694 Views 83 Comments

The majority of people who die on our roads are wearing a seatbelt – this does not mean seatbelts don’t work, Dr Glynn has argued.

# vaccination - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated
# Germany
# Germany

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated

Aug 10th 2021, 10:01 PM 25,434 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery will be required to access a range of facilities.

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week

Aug 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 29,430 Views 33 Comments

Some 320 pharmacies have already been administering Pfizer vaccines.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?

Aug 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 10,821 Views 0 Comments

The portal is due to open for this age group on Thursday.

# vaccination - Monday 9 August, 2021

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,624 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# vaccination - Sunday 8 August, 2021

5,000 people attend walk-in Covid vaccine centres so far this weekend
# Covid Jabs
# Covid Jabs

5,000 people attend walk-in Covid vaccine centres so far this weekend

Aug 8th 2021, 9:31 AM 23,215 Views 40 Comments

“We’re getting there,” the HSE CEO Paul Reid said.

# vaccination - Saturday 7 August, 2021

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge

Aug 7th 2021, 2:45 PM 29,193 Views 29 Comments

The US was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June but the number is now 107,143.

# vaccination - Friday 6 August, 2021

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated
# USA
# USA

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated

Aug 6th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,853 Views 73 Comments

CNN President Jeff Zucker said the company has a zero tolerance policy on vaccination.

Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals

Aug 6th 2021, 9:42 AM 26,102 Views 39 Comments

The Belfast Trust said some of the women require ventilation.

# vaccination - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday

Aug 5th 2021, 1:27 PM 39,962 Views 135 Comments

NIAC has recommended that people in this age group should be offered an mRNA vaccine.

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

Aug 5th 2021, 7:06 AM 26,940 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

# vaccination - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend

Aug 3rd 2021, 7:38 AM 21,007 Views 44 Comments

“This initiative makes us beyond proud of younger people,” Paul Reid said.

# vaccination - Monday 2 August, 2021

'Inspiring weekend' for vaccination programme as 18,000 people avail of walk-in centres so far
# Praise The Youth
# Praise The Youth

'Inspiring weekend' for vaccination programme as 18,000 people avail of walk-in centres so far

Aug 2nd 2021, 10:41 AM 30,638 Views 62 Comments

The 26 centres are open today.

# vaccination - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents
# Child Vaccinations
# Child Vaccinations

'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 7:25 PM 35,383 Views 110 Comments
  • Butler says parents of children with underlying conditions should avail of a Covid vaccine as soon as it is offered
  • Other parents should consider vaccinating their children knowing 'it is effective at preventing Covid'
  • Tony Hololan said that vaccinating children is a separate issue to the return of schools

# vaccination - Monday 26 July, 2021

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 30,326 Views 14 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

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