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#Vaccination

# 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 16,720 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 72,116 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 18,145 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 53,619 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 31,317 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 29,617 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 9,770 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 82,778 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 42,176 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 30,240 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 12,850 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 25,785 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 45,080 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 18,143 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 33,450 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 65,689 Views 59 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 44,055 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 9,235 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 12,295 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 19,165 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 65,148 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 16,156 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 90,787 Views 80 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 14,579 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

May 13th 2021, 6:04 PM 20,550 Views 5 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

May 13th 2021, 2:51 PM 25,307 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

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,625 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

May 10th 2021, 4:39 PM 55,743 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

May 10th 2021, 2:53 PM 33,741 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

May 9th 2021, 1:34 PM 49,572 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 68,846 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 17,974 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 17,404 Views 28 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 62,834 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 13,125 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 30,815 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 55,835 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 9,402 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 35,693 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 50,114 Views 35 Comments

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