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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Friday 21 February, 2014

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?

Feb 21st 2014, 9:46 AM 12,211 Views 93 Comments

Eight people have died of the flu in recent weeks. Are you getting vaccinated?

# vaccination - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection
# Get Immunised
# Get Immunised

Irish boy contracts potentially fatal tetanus infection

Dec 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 23,755 Views 114 Comments

The HSE are stressing the importance of vaccination against tetanus which causes death in between 10-25 per cent of cases.

# vaccination - Monday 26 August, 2013

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target

Aug 26th 2013, 11:46 AM 6,519 Views 47 Comments

The HSE has released details on the uptake rates for its 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign.

# vaccination - Sunday 2 June, 2013

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays
# Pet Vacation
# Pet Vacation

This is everything* you need to know about bringing your pet on holidays

Jun 2nd 2013, 11:00 AM 34,575 Views 24 Comments

Well, all of the most important things anyway…

# vaccination - Friday 17 May, 2013

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should vaccinations be compulsory for children?

May 17th 2013, 10:26 AM 19,921 Views 533 Comments

A court has ruled that a 5-year-old boy must get his booster shots, but should vaccinations for children be compulsory across the board?

# vaccination - Friday 19 April, 2013

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports
# Narcolepsy
# Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports

Apr 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,828 Views 24 Comments

A report published last year concluded that those given the State sponsored swine flu vaccine Pandemrix were at a higher risk of narcolepsy than unvaccinated individuals.

# vaccination - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Measles outbreak in Swansea spreads to 620 people
# Measles
# Measles

Measles outbreak in Swansea spreads to 620 people

Apr 9th 2013, 3:46 PM 5,621 Views 86 Comments

Over the weekend some 1,700 jabs were given at vaccination clinics across the county.

# vaccination - Friday 31 August, 2012

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error

Aug 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 3,979 Views 13 Comments

One mother said she was offered a choice of just two dates which meant her three-year-old had her repeat jabs on the first day of playschool.

# vaccination - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,763 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error

Aug 28th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,067 Views 64 Comments

The HSE said the jabs may not have been prepared or administered in the correct way and have arranged “revaccination clinics” for the affected children.

# vaccination - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio
# POLIO
# POLIO

Afghanistan and Pakistan a ‘potential reservoir’ for spreading polio

Jul 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,348 Views 5 Comments

Security issues mean that up to 40 per cent children in some parts are not vaccinated.

# vaccination - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork
# Measles
# Measles

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

Jun 3rd 2012, 4:14 PM 3,474 Views 34 Comments

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

# vaccination - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

May 30th 2012, 4:57 PM 2,453 Views 11 Comments

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

# vaccination - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak
# Measles
# Measles

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

May 15th 2012, 9:02 AM 1,753 Views 29 Comments

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children following a measles outbreak in West Cork, the HSE has said. Measles is a potentially fatal disease.

# vaccination - Saturday 7 January, 2012

High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls
# Health
# Health

High take up of HPV vaccine by school girls

Jan 7th 2012, 11:56 AM 4,096 Views 72 Comments

The free-of-charge vaccination programme has been received well by first and second year girls.

# vaccination - Friday 25 November, 2011

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines
# Flu
# Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

Nov 25th 2011, 6:58 PM 1,871 Views 11 Comments

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

# vaccination - Thursday 24 November, 2011

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines
# Flu Vaccine
# Flu Vaccine

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines

Nov 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 2,252 Views 34 Comments

A number of people who recently received the flu vaccine may have received too-low a dose and will need to be re-vaccinated, according to the HSE.

# vaccination - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'
# Chicken Pox
# Chicken Pox

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'

Nov 8th 2011, 9:08 AM 3,165 Views 15 Comments

Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.

# vaccination - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason

Oct 6th 2011, 9:50 PM 689 Views 16 Comments

The CIA’s fake vaccination programme in the Pakistani town where bin Laden was found and killed in May has caused many problems in its aftermath.

# vaccination - Saturday 23 July, 2011

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:48 PM 1,423 Views 12 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.

# vaccination - Thursday 21 April, 2011

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels

Apr 21st 2011, 9:40 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

France has been particularly affected by a major outbreak of measles in Europe, which WHO blames on a failure to vaccinate all children against the illness.

# vaccination - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine

Jan 19th 2011, 2:56 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

HSE says protection against swine flu not enough as increased number of influenza B cases reported in recent weeks.

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