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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March
# Moved Up
# Moved Up

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March

Feb 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 57,964 Views 18 Comments

Some people with specific health conditions will start to be vaccinated from 8 March under the new priority schedule.

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

US set to approve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

Feb 27th 2021, 7:09 AM 18,078 Views 19 Comments

The European Medicines Agency is expected to approve the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for use in the European Union in early March.

# vaccination - Friday 26 February, 2021

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
# The North
# The North

More than half a million people in NI have now received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Feb 26th 2021, 8:05 PM 10,014 Views 13 Comments

The drive to administer first and second doses of vaccines across the North’s care homes has been completed.

# vaccination - Thursday 25 February, 2021

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19
# Covid19

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 25th 2021, 7:39 PM 75,208 Views 101 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

# vaccination - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 20,708 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

# vaccination - Monday 22 February, 2021

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April
# Ramp Up
# Ramp Up

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 11:32 AM 45,392 Views 86 Comments

The health minister has said capacity is being built up to vaccinate 250,000 people a week.

# vaccination - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Over 200,000 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered
# Vaccination Drive
# Vaccination Drive

Over 200,000 first doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered

Feb 21st 2021, 12:39 PM 26,442 Views 100 Comments

A majority of people have received the Pfizer jab, with over 290,000 people getting it so far.

# vaccination - Saturday 20 February, 2021

How a bungled announcement led to mass confusion about Ireland's vaccination centres
# Shot In The Dark
# Shot In The Dark

How a bungled announcement led to mass confusion about Ireland's vaccination centres

Feb 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 66,257 Views 63 Comments

It emerged after the announcement of 37 locations that a number of the venues were not fully confirmed.

# vaccination - Friday 19 February, 2021

‘Nothing set in stone’: Amid backlash over messaging, Martin says easing of measures will be constantly reviewed
# Interview
# Interview

‘Nothing set in stone’: Amid backlash over messaging, Martin says easing of measures will be constantly reviewed

Feb 19th 2021, 4:54 PM 94,107 Views 146 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie today, Martin said the rollout of the vaccination programme may give the government “better choices”.

Billy Kelleher: We need vaccine certificates if we are to return to any kind of normal
# Opinion
# Opinion

Billy Kelleher: We need vaccine certificates if we are to return to any kind of normal

Feb 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,459 Views 79 Comments

The Irish MEP argues that if we are ever to return to normal, we must consider the introduction of a vaccine certificate in line with our EU counterparts.

# vaccination - Thursday 18 February, 2021

UN chief urges global plan to reverse ‘unfair’ vaccine access
# António Guterres
# António Guterres

UN chief urges global plan to reverse ‘unfair’ vaccine access

Feb 18th 2021, 6:51 AM 7,677 Views 5 Comments

Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council that 130 countries had not received a single dose of vaccine.

# vaccination - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

EU buys up to 300 million extra Covid-19 vaccine doses from Moderna
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

EU buys up to 300 million extra Covid-19 vaccine doses from Moderna

Feb 17th 2021, 4:32 PM 18,864 Views 31 Comments

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen confirmed the purchase this afternoon.

The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could get approved in Europe next month - here's everything you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could get approved in Europe next month - here's everything you need to know

Feb 17th 2021, 4:02 PM 26,567 Views 13 Comments

The Taoiseach said this one-dose jab will be “a big help” in Ireland’s vaccine rollout.

# vaccination - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'Nothing was run by us before list was published': Some official vaccination centres claim deals haven't been finalised
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Nothing was run by us before list was published': Some official vaccination centres claim deals haven't been finalised

Feb 16th 2021, 4:26 PM 43,565 Views 55 Comments

The minister released a list of 37 locations for vaccination centres yesterday.

# vaccination - Monday 15 February, 2021

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,195 Views 34 Comments

Some 600,000 people took part in the study.

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work

Feb 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,324 Views 71 Comments

GPs across the country will administer 12,000 doses of the vaccine this week.

# vaccination - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Covid-19: 12,000 over 85s will be vaccinated in Ireland next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Covid-19: 12,000 over 85s will be vaccinated in Ireland next week

Feb 11th 2021, 3:38 PM 35,430 Views 73 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccination programme.

# vaccination - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show

Feb 9th 2021, 7:21 PM 20,479 Views 38 Comments

The Covid-19 vaccines available require a two-dose schedule.

Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives

Feb 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 29,164 Views 13 Comments

The independent MEP said “the most glaring problem in the last three or four weeks has been the delay in the rollout”.

# vaccination - Monday 8 February, 2021

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy

Feb 8th 2021, 2:40 PM 52,967 Views 40 Comments

Researchers are working to update the vaccine to deal with the South African variant.

# vaccination - Friday 5 February, 2021

Israel to begin easing strict lockdown this week after launching rapid vaccination campaign
# Israel
# Israel

Israel to begin easing strict lockdown this week after launching rapid vaccination campaign

Feb 5th 2021, 11:09 AM 14,754 Views 28 Comments

The country has inoculated more than a third of its population of 9.3 million in a matter of weeks.

# vaccination - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Vaccines: 740 reports of suspected side-effects have been sent to the health products regulator
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccines: 740 reports of suspected side-effects have been sent to the health products regulator

Feb 4th 2021, 6:56 PM 97,899 Views 64 Comments

The HPRA receives these reports from individuals on a voluntary basis.

152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland

Feb 4th 2021, 2:06 PM 17,943 Views 49 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccine programme.

Explainer: What's happening with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and older people in Ireland?
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Explainer: What's happening with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and older people in Ireland?

Feb 4th 2021, 12:15 PM 13,427 Views 4 Comments

The jab has been the subject of ongoing controversies in recent weeks.

# vaccination - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Gino Kenny: Vaccinating only those in wealthy countries is counterproductive
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Gino Kenny: Vaccinating only those in wealthy countries is counterproductive

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 15,227 Views 19 Comments

The People Before Profit TD makes the case for the People’s Vaccine, a global campaign to make vaccines available for all.

# vaccination - Friday 29 January, 2021

Novavax Covid-19 vaccine shows 89% efficacy in late-stage clinical trials
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Novavax Covid-19 vaccine shows 89% efficacy in late-stage clinical trials

Jan 29th 2021, 7:18 AM 17,444 Views 13 Comments

More than 15,000 people were included in the Phase 3 UK trial.

# vaccination - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Everything you need to know about Valneva's Covid-19 vaccine candidate already being manufactured in the UK
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Everything you need to know about Valneva's Covid-19 vaccine candidate already being manufactured in the UK

Jan 28th 2021, 12:02 PM 19,810 Views 6 Comments

Clinical trials are still ongoing for the vaccine.

# vaccination - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Johnson & Johnson expects to report Covid-19 vaccine results next week

Jan 26th 2021, 9:15 PM 39,001 Views 17 Comments

The vaccine is a one-dose shot.

# vaccination - Monday 25 January, 2021

Amid shortfall, European Commission demands to know who AztraZeneca has delivered vaccine doses to
# Covid19
# Covid19

Amid shortfall, European Commission demands to know who AztraZeneca has delivered vaccine doses to

Updated Jan 25th 2021, 4:55 PM 77,160 Views 78 Comments

Last week the company said initial supplies to Europe will be lower than expected.

Three-quarters of people say they will take Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three-quarters of people say they will take Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,912 Views 50 Comments

Almost one-fifth of people are unsure and 7% will not take a vaccine, according to a new survey.

# vaccination - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
# Frontline
# Frontline

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,368 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

'Our lives are in limbo': Parents of vulnerable toddler say family carers should be moved up vaccine priority list
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Our lives are in limbo': Parents of vulnerable toddler say family carers should be moved up vaccine priority list

Jan 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 22,671 Views 11 Comments

Health officials and the minister have said it is unlikely family carers will be moved up the list.

# vaccination - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Vaccines: 257 people have reported suspected side-effects to the health products regulator
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Vaccines: 257 people have reported suspected side-effects to the health products regulator

Jan 21st 2021, 6:26 PM 98,340 Views 43 Comments

121,900 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland to date.

Vaccines: HSE says 121,900 vaccine doses have been administered so far in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccines: HSE says 121,900 vaccine doses have been administered so far in Ireland

Jan 21st 2021, 2:26 PM 31,897 Views 98 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccination programme.

# vaccination - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Annie Lynch (79), first in Republic of Ireland to get Covid-19 vaccine, receives second dose
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Annie Lynch (79), first in Republic of Ireland to get Covid-19 vaccine, receives second dose

Jan 19th 2021, 7:29 PM 29,623 Views 29 Comments

The first health care worker in Ireland to get the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine also received her second dose.

WHO chief says 'me-first' attitude to vaccines among high income countries will prolong pandemic
# Covid19
# Covid19

WHO chief says 'me-first' attitude to vaccines among high income countries will prolong pandemic

Jan 19th 2021, 11:21 AM 18,142 Views 44 Comments

39 million doses have been administered in 49 higher income countries, while just 25 doses have been given in one low income country.

# vaccination - Monday 18 January, 2021

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 7:32 PM 86,865 Views 290 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

Jan 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 15,082 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

# vaccination - Friday 15 January, 2021

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe
# Delays
# Delays

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 1:35 PM 87,604 Views 58 Comments

“The temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” Norway’s Public Health Agency said in a statement.

# vaccination - Thursday 14 January, 2021

HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE says 77,303 people - 1.58% of the population - have received first dose of vaccine so far in Ireland

Jan 14th 2021, 2:23 PM 39,907 Views 106 Comments

The HSE gave an update on the vaccination programme this afternoon.