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#Vaccination

# 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 9,281 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 10,579 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 12,439 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 24,237 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 12,858 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 50,348 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 58,605 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 20,631 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 17,875 Views 64 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 22,019 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 34,268 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 36,788 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 25,475 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 29,668 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 10,844 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 11,660 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 23,253 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 29,219 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 34,942 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 26,212 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 40,090 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 27,004 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 21,089 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 30,676 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 35,735 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 30,418 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

Jul 26th 2021, 4:44 PM 17,564 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 26,890 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 105,389 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 39,996 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 27,393 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 10,992 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 8,105 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 6,238 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 15,066 Views 89 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 11,571 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 49,093 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 16,638 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 28,570 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 61,546 Views 155 Comments

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