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#vaccine programme

# vaccine-programme - This year 2022

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster
# Booster Vaccines
# Booster Vaccines

Pregnant women and people over 60 can now book a second Covid booster

Aug 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 23,490 Views 36 Comments

The HSE said appointments will be available from Monday.

Immunologist says boosters must be used 'at the right time' to protect against winter Covid wave
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Immunologist says boosters must be used 'at the right time' to protect against winter Covid wave

Jul 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 34,140 Views 41 Comments

Professor Christine Loscher told The Journal that there needs to be a “coordinated response” to deal with future waves of the virus.

NPHET warned that mandatory vaccinations could cause 'distrust' in programme
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NPHET warned that mandatory vaccinations could cause 'distrust' in programme

Mar 2nd 2022, 1:18 PM 12,045 Views 18 Comments

The paper said Ireland’s vaccine programme has seen success due to “trust and transparency”.

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

'I’m extremely sorry': HSE boss apologises after high-risk kids passed over for vaccination

Jan 6th 2022, 4:45 PM 28,747 Views 19 Comments

HSE Chief Paul Reid said that the issue is now resolved and high-risk children should receive appointments shortly.

# vaccine-programme - Last year 2021

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid

Updated Dec 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 91,024 Views 104 Comments
  • The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
  • There were 16,959 positive swabs reported today by the Department of Health
  • The booster programme hit the milestone of 2,000,000 doses administered.
Vaccinations for vulnerable children to start next week, Taoiseach says
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Vaccinations for vulnerable children to start next week, Taoiseach says

Dec 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 13,081 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin said that vulnerable children will begin to receive vaccines from 20 December.

Taoiseach ‘concerned but hopeful’ about Covid-19 situation
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Taoiseach ‘concerned but hopeful’ about Covid-19 situation

Dec 10th 2021, 9:10 PM 27,234 Views 44 Comments

Micheál Martin said this afternoon that he hoped the HSE could deliver 1.5 million booster jabs before the end of the year.

Free flu vaccine programme to be extended to people aged over 50
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Free flu vaccine programme to be extended to people aged over 50

Dec 10th 2021, 3:24 PM 13,181 Views 27 Comments

The expansion of the flu vaccine programme was announced by Health Minister Stephen Donnelly this afternoon

Booster shots will be offered to people over 50 from tomorrow
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Booster shots will be offered to people over 50 from tomorrow

Dec 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 21,813 Views 63 Comments

Over one million booster doses have been administered in Ireland.

NIAC recommends all children aged 5 to 11 should be offered Covid vaccine
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

NIAC recommends all children aged 5 to 11 should be offered Covid vaccine

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 1:20 PM 46,257 Views 226 Comments
  • The dose recommended is lower than for children aged 12 and older.
  • NIAC recommended children with underlying conditions should receive a vaccine in parallel with cohorts currently being boosted.
  • All children 5-11 to be offered vaccine in parallel with boosters for under-40s.
Questions over actual number of booster 'no-shows' as people report problems with booking system
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Questions over actual number of booster 'no-shows' as people report problems with booking system

Nov 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,267 Views 27 Comments
  • HSE boss Paul Reid said that up to 50% of appointments for booster jabs were 'no-shows'.
  • People who have already received the extra jab say they were unable to cancel unneeded appointments.
  • Opposition politicians say clarity is needed on what exactly is causing the issue, writes Céimin Burke.
Taoiseach provides booster timeline as he says vaccines still 'at core' of Covid response
# Dose 3
# Dose 3

Taoiseach provides booster timeline as he says vaccines still 'at core' of Covid response

Updated Nov 16th 2021, 9:00 PM 80,016 Views 77 Comments

People will receive an mRNA vaccine from Pfizer or Moderna for their booster dose.

Secondary students: 'Covid jab rollout welcome but it's vital we're part of conversation'
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Secondary students: 'Covid jab rollout welcome but it's vital we're part of conversation'

Jul 29th 2021, 2:30 PM 8,508 Views 9 Comments

Parental consent will have to be given for those aged 12-15.

Over 400,000 vaccine doses delivered to Ireland last week with 200,000 jabs administered
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

Over 400,000 vaccine doses delivered to Ireland last week with 200,000 jabs administered

May 5th 2021, 5:55 PM 24,888 Views 43 Comments

The biggest previous week of deliveries was just under 250,000 doses.

More than half of UK population has had first Covid-19 jab, figures show
# UK Vaccines
# UK Vaccines

More than half of UK population has had first Covid-19 jab, figures show

Apr 24th 2021, 6:47 PM 14,549 Views 53 Comments

The UK population is estimated to be 66,796,807.

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021
# Business Confidence
# Business Confidence

Most company directors think the economy will be fully reopened by the end of 2021

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 11,999 Views 16 Comments

Nearly half of business leaders said they expect to return to the office in the fourth quarter.

More than 10 million people in UK given second Covid vaccine dose
# Uk Vaccination
# Uk Vaccination

More than 10 million people in UK given second Covid vaccine dose

Apr 19th 2021, 3:47 PM 11,869 Views 38 Comments

The milestone means that more than 19% of all adults in the UK have received both jabs.

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April
# General Public
# General Public

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April

Mar 31st 2021, 2:32 PM 33,870 Views 43 Comments

The biggest factor in mortality and severe illness from Covid-19 is age, said the Taoiseach.

Donnelly says Ireland can expect 1.1 million vaccine doses by end of March
# Vaccine Roll Out
# Vaccine Roll Out

Donnelly says Ireland can expect 1.1 million vaccine doses by end of March

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 9:44 PM 57,168 Views 61 Comments

A HSE public information campaign will be rolled out as the next cohort in line for vaccination are people aged 85 and over.

Digital system for vaccine programme 'vital to its success', committee will be told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Digital system for vaccine programme 'vital to its success', committee will be told

Jan 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,829 Views 22 Comments

The online system has been “challenging” to get off the ground given the timeframe for the vaccine roll out.