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# Vaccination

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Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs
Passengers on a flight from Dublin on Monday night were told their HSE vaccine cert was not sufficient proof of vaccination.
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
Irish holidaymakers in Malta placed in mandatory quarantine after HSE vaccine certs not accepted
People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.
Debunked: A claim that Australian students were 'accidentally' vaccinated is missing context
An “error” led to around 160 students receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine,.
Online vaccine booking portal is now open for those aged 25 to 29
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
Officials are seeking to maximise protection before restrictions are lifted on Monday.
The Explainer: What could your holidays look like for the rest of the year?
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
The dating platforms will offer vaccination badges for people in Ireland to display on their profiles.
Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments
An independent TD claimed that the official vaccine figures refer to the number of appointments made rather than doses administered.
Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.
Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says
More than 4.3 million Covid jabs have been administered to date, with 49.6% of adults fully vaccinated.
450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.
Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?
A TD has called on the government to give €150 each person born since 1996 to entice them to get vaccinated.
'No limit' on visiting numbers for fully vaccinated or people who had Covid in last nine months
This measure will take effect from 5 July, the government said.
AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.
Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.
'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.
London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.
People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.
Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
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
People in this age cohort will be able to register for their vaccine from Sunday.
Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.
US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.
US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.
NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
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
Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.
Almost 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far in Ireland, HSE CEO says
The HSE is also considering recommendations on shortening the gap between doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.
The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday
Vaccination of this age cohort is set to begin in the middle of June.
Online vaccine booking portal should be open for people aged 40-44 next week, Taoiseach says
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
The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.
People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.
VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.
Reader Q&A: The vaccine portal is open for those aged 45 to 49 - here's what you need to know
People aged 40-49 are expected to be offered a choice of AstraZeneca/J&J or waiting for an mRNA vaccine.
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.
People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?
It is expected that this age cohort will be offered a choice between the AZ and J&J vaccines or an mRNA vaccine.
People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.
Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September
HSE CEO Paul Reid said that it was a clear demonstration of the effect of the vaccine.
HSE to launch referral pathway for high risk cohorts who can't be vaccinated by GPs
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
HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.
US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.
Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.