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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Thursday 7 January, 2021

78-year-old man who had Covid-19 and was given an hour to live ‘very happy’ to receive vaccine
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78-year-old man who had Covid-19 and was given an hour to live ‘very happy’ to receive vaccine

Jan 7th 2021, 2:33 PM 29,385 Views 19 Comments

Michael Delaney was hospitalised with Covid-19 for seven weeks last year.

# vaccination - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says
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# Vaccines

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says

Jan 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 43,504 Views 128 Comments

35,000 people are due to receive the first vaccine dose this week.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?
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# Answers

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?

Jan 5th 2021, 12:14 PM 17,987 Views 0 Comments

By the end of this week it is expected 35,000 people will have received their first dose.

# vaccination - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout
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# Coronavirus

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 30th 2020, 9:27 AM 13,826 Views 3 Comments

Biden said ‘it’s going to take years, not months, to vaccinate the American people’ at the current pace.

# vaccination - Saturday 26 December, 2020

EU countries move towards vaccine rollout as new virus strain spreads
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# Vaccination

EU countries move towards vaccine rollout as new virus strain spreads

Dec 26th 2020, 10:21 AM 14,648 Views 20 Comments

Several countries have reported cases of the new strain.

# vaccination - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Taoiseach says he will not jump the queue for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Taoiseach says he will not jump the queue for Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:39 AM 27,927 Views 77 Comments

Martin said he would have no issue with being vaccinated in public.

# vaccination - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December
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# Vaccination

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:55 PM 35,232 Views 73 Comments

The Minister for Health has said that tens of thousands of doses will arrive in Ireland each week from early January.

# vaccination - Friday 18 December, 2020

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February
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# Vaccine

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February

Dec 18th 2020, 9:53 AM 15,717 Views 22 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, CEO Paul Reid said the level of distribution across the EU after approval will depend on capacity of the suppliers.

# vaccination - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen announces Covid-19 vaccine start date ahead of approval
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ursula von der Leyen announces Covid-19 vaccine start date ahead of approval

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 3:15 PM 25,832 Views 25 Comments

Ireland is in discussions with Pfizer about increasing the first vaccine batch to get it above 5,000.

# vaccination - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs
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# Vaccine

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 8:55 PM 17,094 Views 34 Comments

Up to 15 mass vaccination centres around the country are being considered, the health committee also heard today.

# vaccination - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 24,126 Views 27 Comments

For the larger roll-out, the vaccines will be administered in large vaccination centres and also GP surgeries and pharmacies.

Opinion: We need careful messaging from Government - the 'vaccine hesitant' will not respond well to coercion
# Vaccination Plan
# Vaccination Plan

Opinion: We need careful messaging from Government - the 'vaccine hesitant' will not respond well to coercion

Dec 15th 2020, 9:01 AM 19,109 Views 105 Comments

DCU communications expert Dr Padraig Murphy says Government must get the vaccine messaging right.

# vaccination - Sunday 13 December, 2020

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out

Dec 13th 2020, 2:05 PM 14,900 Views 17 Comments

The doses will be in boxes containing dry ice that are capable of staying at -70 degrees Celsius.

# vaccination - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'

Dec 10th 2020, 6:13 PM 53,193 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts making the claim have been shared thousands of times in recent days.

# vaccination - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Clinical trials, mRNA, herd immunity? - a glossary of Covid-19 vaccine terms
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# Vaccination

Clinical trials, mRNA, herd immunity? - a glossary of Covid-19 vaccine terms

Dec 9th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,315 Views 11 Comments

The Government has announced its allocation strategy, publishing a list of groups in order of priority.

# vaccination - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'
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# Vaccination

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 7:50 PM 51,907 Views 53 Comments

Margaret Keenan said: “If I can have it at 90 then you can have it too… Go for it.”

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today
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# Vaccination

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today

Dec 8th 2020, 12:15 AM 5,880 Views 2 Comments

The Pfizer/BioNTech dose will be administered at 8am at a mass vaccination centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

# vaccination - Friday 4 December, 2020

WHO warns against complacency, saying 'vaccines do not equal zero Covid'
# Vaccine News
# Vaccine News

WHO warns against complacency, saying 'vaccines do not equal zero Covid'

Dec 4th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,661 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach Micheál Martin said earlier today that vaccine prospects will “motivate” people to continue following Covid-19 rules.

# vaccination - Monday 26 October, 2020

Over half of people in Ireland would take a Covid-19 vaccine
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# Coronavirus

Over half of people in Ireland would take a Covid-19 vaccine

Oct 26th 2020, 9:31 AM 46,648 Views 165 Comments

Results from a number of vaccine trials have been encouraging and some are aiming to file for authorisation as early as November.

# vaccination - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Concerns over 'significant delay' in delivery of flu vaccine from HSE supplier
# Supplies
# Supplies

Concerns over 'significant delay' in delivery of flu vaccine from HSE supplier

Oct 15th 2020, 5:46 PM 26,381 Views 20 Comments

Pharmacists have said the uncertainty about deliveries and cancellation of appointments may undermine the vaccination programme.

# vaccination - Monday 28 September, 2020

The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know

Sep 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 53,516 Views 27 Comments

“The flu vaccine is one of the safest vaccines we have, it’s one of the oldest vaccines we have,” a GP said.

# vaccination - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Sep 27th 2020, 9:17 AM 87,178 Views 137 Comments

The flu vaccine without charge has been extended to a number of additional groups this year.

# vaccination - Friday 28 August, 2020

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Debunked: No, children won't be banned from attending school if they don't get the flu vaccine

Aug 28th 2020, 2:44 PM 16,130 Views 21 Comments

Children aged two to 12 years can get the flu jab for free this year, but it’s not compulsory.

# vaccination - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

May 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 17,608 Views 26 Comments

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

# vaccination - Friday 1 May, 2020

Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone

May 1st 2020, 12:39 PM 24,267 Views 48 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has said a plan must be developed to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed next winter, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# vaccination - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic

Apr 14th 2020, 10:39 AM 14,363 Views 6 Comments

Vaccination campaigns have been postponed in 24 countries to help prevent further spread of Covid-19.

# vaccination - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,259 Views 51 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

# vaccination - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

Mar 18th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,831 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

# vaccination - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018

Jan 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 17,103 Views 74 Comments

There were 80 reported measles cases in Ireland in 2019.

# vaccination - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year
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# Vaccines

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

Dec 10th 2019, 11:13 AM 9,740 Views 83 Comments

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

# vaccination - Monday 25 November, 2019

Social media companies agree to liase with Department of Health on tackling anti-vaccine misinformation
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# Simon Harris

Social media companies agree to liase with Department of Health on tackling anti-vaccine misinformation

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 6:35 PM 17,057 Views 146 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris met with Facebook, Google and Twitter today.

# vaccination - Monday 30 September, 2019

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls

Sep 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,536 Views 31 Comments

Teenage girls can get the HPV vaccine if they’re still at secondary school – but teenage boys can’t.

# vaccination - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets
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# Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

Aug 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 46,510 Views 48 Comments

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

# vaccination - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths

Aug 27th 2019, 4:02 PM 8,592 Views 65 Comments

Harris is considering advice from the Attorney General on mandatory vaccination.

# vaccination - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

Aug 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 7,692 Views 31 Comments

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status
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# Vaccine

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

Aug 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 15,118 Views 109 Comments

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

# vaccination - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine
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# Vaccination

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

Updated Apr 25th 2019, 5:20 PM 30,173 Views 137 Comments

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

# vaccination - Sunday 31 March, 2019

People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools
# Measles
# Measles

People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools

Mar 31st 2019, 9:30 AM 26,234 Views 120 Comments

Most people agree with this stance but almost one in five are unsure, according to an opinion poll.

# vaccination - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases
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# The Explainer

'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases

Mar 17th 2019, 8:00 PM 41,269 Views 40 Comments

Some 136,000 people died from measles globally in 2018.

# vaccination - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated?

Mar 13th 2019, 9:57 AM 47,039 Views 221 Comments

There has been a huge spike in measles cases worldwide.