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#Vaccination

# 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 Wed 7:25 PM 34,815 Views 111 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

Mon 6:00 PM 27,726 Views 14 Comments

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

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

Mon 4:44 PM 17,484 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

# vaccination - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,783 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# vaccination - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs
# Malta
# Malta

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 104,524 Views 142 Comments
  • The Irish holidaymakers can leave quarantine if they obtain a Digital Covid Certificate
  • Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said he will do everything he can to ensure the certs are issued
  • The Irish Travel Agents Association says Malta is the only country not accepting HSE vaccination cards
People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 33,075 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

# vaccination - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context

Jul 17th 2021, 11:00 AM 25,411 Views 0 Comments

An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.

# vaccination - Friday 16 July, 2021

Online vaccine booking portal is now open for those aged 25 to 29
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Online vaccine booking portal is now open for those aged 25 to 29

Jul 16th 2021, 9:29 AM 10,932 Views 18 Comments

Those registering through the portal will receive a Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccine.

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics
# England
# England

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics

Jul 16th 2021, 9:11 AM 8,071 Views 12 Comments

Officials are seeking to maximise protection before restrictions are lifted on Monday.

# vaccination - Thursday 15 July, 2021

The Explainer: What could your holidays look like for the rest of the year?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What could your holidays look like for the rest of the year?

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 PM 6,185 Views 0 Comments

We get the latest on the digital covid certificate, and a travel expert tells us what holidaying will be like from the 19 July.

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up

Jul 15th 2021, 10:01 AM 14,834 Views 88 Comments

The dating platforms will offer vaccination badges for people in Ireland to display on their profiles.

# vaccination - Friday 9 July, 2021

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments

Jul 9th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,258 Views 0 Comments

An independent TD claimed that the official vaccine figures refer to the number of appointments made rather than doses administered.

# vaccination - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 48,976 Views 45 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

# vaccination - Monday 5 July, 2021

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says
# Halfway There
# Halfway There

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 16,605 Views 48 Comments

More than 4.3 million Covid jabs have been administered to date, with 49.6% of adults fully vaccinated.

# vaccination - Sunday 4 July, 2021

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,514 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# vaccination - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?

Jul 1st 2021, 8:06 AM 61,312 Views 155 Comments

A TD has called on the government to give €150 each person born since 1996 to entice them to get vaccinated.

# vaccination - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'No limit' on visiting numbers for fully vaccinated or people who had Covid in last nine months
# Vaccine Bonus
# Vaccine Bonus

'No limit' on visiting numbers for fully vaccinated or people who had Covid in last nine months

Jun 29th 2021, 1:44 PM 16,631 Views 5 Comments

This measure will take effect from 5 July, the government said.

# vaccination - Monday 28 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 10:12 PM 71,725 Views 82 Comments

Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.

# vaccination - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

Jun 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 18,124 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

# vaccination - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says

Jun 22nd 2021, 8:50 PM 52,323 Views 52 Comments

The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.

# vaccination - Saturday 19 June, 2021

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

Jun 19th 2021, 7:29 PM 31,303 Views 21 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Jun 19th 2021, 12:44 PM 29,552 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

# vaccination - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?

Jun 17th 2021, 5:11 PM 9,764 Views 0 Comments

Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.

HSE says progress through 35-39 age group will be 'slower' due to volumes and vaccine supplies
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

HSE says progress through 35-39 age group will be 'slower' due to volumes and vaccine supplies

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 3:28 PM 82,497 Views 79 Comments

People in this age cohort will be able to register for their vaccine from Sunday.

# vaccination - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 10:54 PM 42,039 Views 68 Comments

The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.

# vaccination - Friday 11 June, 2021

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,228 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

# vaccination - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,829 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# vaccination - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
# England
# England

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s

Jun 8th 2021, 10:39 PM 25,771 Views 5 Comments

NHS England said the National Booking Service had 493,000 appointments reserved by midday today.

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland
# Progress
# Progress

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 5:32 PM 45,024 Views 27 Comments

Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.

# vaccination - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:59 PM 18,123 Views 27 Comments

The HSE is also considering recommendations on shortening the gap between doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

# vaccination - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,396 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# vaccination - Monday 31 May, 2021

The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday
# Online Portal
# Online Portal

The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday

May 31st 2021, 2:58 PM 65,616 Views 58 Comments

Vaccination of this age cohort is set to begin in the middle of June.

# vaccination - Friday 28 May, 2021

Online vaccine booking portal should be open for people aged 40-44 next week, Taoiseach says
# Over 40s
# Over 40s

Online vaccine booking portal should be open for people aged 40-44 next week, Taoiseach says

May 28th 2021, 8:30 PM 44,023 Views 20 Comments

Anyone aged 45 and older is currently able to register for a Covid-19 vaccine.

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15

May 28th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,198 Views 6 Comments

The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.

# vaccination - Saturday 22 May, 2021

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
# NHS
# NHS

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,286 Views 36 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

# vaccination - Friday 21 May, 2021

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# VHI
# VHI

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

May 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 18,870 Views 0 Comments

The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

# vaccination - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: The vaccine portal is open for those aged 45 to 49 - here's what you need to know
# Happening Today
# Happening Today

Reader Q&A: The vaccine portal is open for those aged 45 to 49 - here's what you need to know

May 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 65,031 Views 50 Comments
  • Some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose by the end of the month, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The choice will be between AstraZeneca/J&J or waiting longer for an mRNA vaccine.
  • The risk of a rare blood clotting event is between four and ten in one million.

# vaccination - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?

May 18th 2021, 12:03 PM 16,144 Views 0 Comments

It is expected that this age cohort will be offered a choice between the AZ and J&J vaccines or an mRNA vaccine.

# vaccination - Monday 17 May, 2021

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine

Updated May 17th 2021, 1:00 PM 90,269 Views 78 Comments

The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.

# vaccination - Friday 14 May, 2021

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

May 14th 2021, 7:47 AM 14,557 Views 20 Comments

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

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