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#Vaccine

# vaccine - Saturday 14 May, 2022

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'

May 14th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,986 Views 19 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.

# vaccine - Friday 6 May, 2022

US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine

May 6th 2022, 8:41 AM 19,179 Views 7 Comments

The single shot vaccine is less protective than those developed by Pfizer and Moderna.

# vaccine - Thursday 5 May, 2022

EU watchdog assesses Moderna vaccine for under-fives
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

EU watchdog assesses Moderna vaccine for under-fives

May 5th 2022, 3:25 PM 6,754 Views 18 Comments

The EMA has so far approved five vaccines for use in the EU.

# vaccine - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Boost for unvaccinated NBA star as New York relaxes rules
# Available
From The42
# Available

Boost for unvaccinated NBA star as New York relaxes rules

Mar 24th 2022, 9:30 PM 1,889 Views 2 Comments

Kyrie Irving has not played any home games for the Nets this year

# vaccine - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Online booking opens for 5-11 year olds as just over one fifth have received Covid vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

Online booking opens for 5-11 year olds as just over one fifth have received Covid vaccine

Feb 20th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,384 Views 27 Comments

The HSE said a number of children in this age group had Covid over the Christmas period, but they are now eligible for their jab.

# vaccine - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'
# Vaccine Mandates
# Vaccine Mandates

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'

Feb 9th 2022, 9:40 AM 11,101 Views 33 Comments

Several hundred protesters have pitched tents and are refusing to leave.

# vaccine - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation

Jan 22nd 2022, 4:31 PM 62,750 Views 97 Comments

Protesters marched from Parnell Square to the GPO this afternoon.

# vaccine - Friday 21 January, 2022

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?

Jan 21st 2022, 1:00 PM 24,372 Views 0 Comments

We test claims from Irish website The Liberal that a study implies ‘vaccines were never required to begin with’.

# vaccine - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Debunked: No, this politician didn't fake his Covid vaccine booster
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, this politician didn't fake his Covid vaccine booster

Jan 19th 2022, 12:08 PM 2,067 Views 0 Comments

Social media claims this photo shows the cap was on the needle, meaning the injection didn’t happen.

# vaccine - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Albania
# Albania

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,522 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Children aged 5-11 can get the Covid-19 vaccine from today
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Children aged 5-11 can get the Covid-19 vaccine from today

Jan 8th 2022, 1:15 PM 28,713 Views 203 Comments

Health authorities are encouraging parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated.

# vaccine - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga
# Uncomfortable
From The42
# Uncomfortable

Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 3:09 PM 63,699 Views 36 Comments

The nine-time Australian Open champion has been stripped of his entry visa by border control agents.

# vaccine - Monday 3 January, 2022

HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11
# Covid19
# Covid19

HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11

Jan 3rd 2022, 9:50 AM 31,159 Views 126 Comments

The HSE said appointments are expected to be offered soon after registration.

# vaccine - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11

Dec 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,166 Views 20 Comments

Parents can register their child for the vaccine if they have a health condition that puts them at higher risk, or if they live with someone who is at higher risk.

# vaccine - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Taoiseach: 'I think we have to approach vaccination of children with sensitivity'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: 'I think we have to approach vaccination of children with sensitivity'

Dec 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 16,686 Views 50 Comments

Comprehensive information and guidance will be offered to parents, said Micheál Martin.

# vaccine - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

EU to set nine-month limit for validity of Covid-19 travel pass
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

EU to set nine-month limit for validity of Covid-19 travel pass

Dec 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 35,770 Views 96 Comments

The measure is set to come into force from 1 February if it receives approval from member states.

# vaccine - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
# Booster
# Booster

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule

Dec 18th 2021, 1:05 PM 27,478 Views 57 Comments

The booster dose should be given at a minimum of a three-month interval from a person’s last dose of a primary Covid-19 vaccine.

# vaccine - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Closing schools this Friday would be 'sensible', says leading immunology professor
# Schools
# Schools

Closing schools this Friday would be 'sensible', says leading immunology professor

Dec 14th 2021, 5:26 PM 40,566 Views 64 Comments

Christine Loscher added that schoolchildren are currently the population’s largest unvaccinated group and will be mixing in coming days.

HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments
# Booster Programme
# Booster Programme

HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 1:44 PM 35,887 Views 74 Comments
  • The new guidance will be in place when the HSE updates its IT system
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the schedule for booster jabs is being revised
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin called for more GPs and pharmacists to get involved with the booster rollout

# vaccine - Monday 13 December, 2021

FactCheck: No, the Australian Army didn't forcibly vaccinate Indigenous Australians
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the Australian Army didn't forcibly vaccinate Indigenous Australians

Dec 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,668 Views 0 Comments

The claim caused a protest outside the Australian Embassy in Dublin

'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?
# Energy Boost
# Energy Boost

'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?

Dec 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,112 Views 102 Comments
  • There were conflicting messages last week with questions over the public's enthusiasm for boosters standing in contrast to long queues of people forming to get one.
  • The Taoiseach was among TDs and health officials who indicated that there may be less impetus among people to obtain a booster vaccine compared to the initial rollout.
  • But long queues in Dublin reflect a wider enthusiasm among the public to get a booster, with official surveys supporting this, Lauren Boland reports.

# vaccine - Thursday 9 December, 2021

People in their 30s and 40s to be offered booster jab this month as roll-out to be accelerated
# Next Phases
# Next Phases

People in their 30s and 40s to be offered booster jab this month as roll-out to be accelerated

Dec 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 64,046 Views 36 Comments
  • All those aged between 30-49 will be offered a third dose of the vaccine before Christmas, reports Christina Finn
  • People in the 50-59 age cohort will start to be offered appointments for the additional dose from today.

# vaccine - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

FactCheck: No, Conor McGregor wasn't correct to say vaccines 'have not worked' to stop Covid-19
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, Conor McGregor wasn't correct to say vaccines 'have not worked' to stop Covid-19

Dec 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 32,790 Views 0 Comments

The MMA athlete-turned-businessman claimed “The vaccines have not worked to stop this whatsoever.”

# vaccine - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January

Nov 30th 2021, 12:51 PM 16,942 Views 129 Comments

Those who don’t comply will face a monthly fine of €100.

# vaccine - Thursday 25 November, 2021

The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?

Nov 25th 2021, 5:30 PM 6,443 Views 8 Comments

Will everyone get a booster vaccine, and how long will booster immunity last?

Study finds that efficacy of Pfizer vaccine begins to wane after three months
# Vaccine Efficacy
# Vaccine Efficacy

Study finds that efficacy of Pfizer vaccine begins to wane after three months

Nov 25th 2021, 8:54 AM 54,081 Views 174 Comments

Israel was one of the first countries to roll out a large scale Covid-19 vaccination campaign, but has been battling a resurgence in infections.

# vaccine - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Vladimir Putin takes experimental nasal vaccine against Covid-19
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin takes experimental nasal vaccine against Covid-19

Nov 24th 2021, 9:12 PM 25,769 Views 26 Comments

The Russian president took the shot three days after receiving his booster shot.

# vaccine - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

No plans to change validity of Covid Pass to include the booster jab, says Varadkar
# DIGITAL COVID CERT
# DIGITAL COVID CERT

No plans to change validity of Covid Pass to include the booster jab, says Varadkar

Nov 23rd 2021, 8:13 PM 40,130 Views 39 Comments

The Tánaiste said he believes more evidence will emerge that the Covid vaccine is a three-dose vaccine.

# vaccine - Thursday 18 November, 2021

People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends
# Janssen
# Janssen

People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends

Nov 18th 2021, 6:31 PM 44,559 Views 56 Comments

The three-month interval is shorter than the five-month gap for the other vaccines.

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,661 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

# vaccine - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'
# Nuvaxovid
# Nuvaxovid

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'

Nov 17th 2021, 3:55 PM 19,967 Views 48 Comments

If approved, it would be the fifth Covid jab authorised for use within the EU.

# vaccine - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers

Nov 16th 2021, 6:45 AM 10,619 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been doing the rounds on social media in recent weeks.

# vaccine - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Booster vaccine programme for over-60s to begin next week
# Booster Shots
# Booster Shots

Booster vaccine programme for over-60s to begin next week

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 9:05 PM 56,374 Views 30 Comments
  • Those aged between 60-69 will get their booster shot at a mass vaccination centre, while GPs will administer the jabs to those aged between 70 to 79.
  • Booster shots will only be given to a person six months after the date of their second dose of the vaccine.
  • The Irish Pharmacy Union said the decision to exclude community pharmacies from the campaign is 'illogical'
Construction workers have the lowest Covid vaccine uptake in the country
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Construction workers have the lowest Covid vaccine uptake in the country

Oct 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 32,124 Views 58 Comments

Data released by the stats body found that just 75% of construction workers have had their jabs.

# vaccine - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor

Oct 19th 2021, 6:55 PM 15,434 Views 11 Comments

An extract from The Journal’s coronavirus newsletter.

# vaccine - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland
# Jabs
# Jabs

40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland

Oct 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,603 Views 1 Comment

The programme was rolled out on 27 September.

# vaccine - Friday 8 October, 2021

'It nearly feels like a bullying campaign' - Given says Robinson's healthcare is his own choice
# Vaccinations
From The42
# Vaccinations

'It nearly feels like a bullying campaign' - Given says Robinson's healthcare is his own choice

Oct 8th 2021, 11:12 AM 5,557 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland goalkeeper believes players should not be criticised if they opt against getting the Covid-19 vaccine.

# vaccine - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

LeBron confirms vaccinated but 'not my job' to persuade others
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

LeBron confirms vaccinated but 'not my job' to persuade others

Sep 28th 2021, 8:16 PM 6,260 Views 6 Comments

The Los Angeles Lakers superstar had declined previously to say whether he had been vaccinated.

France's Sanofi stops work on mRNA Covid vaccine
# Sanofi
# Sanofi

France's Sanofi stops work on mRNA Covid vaccine

Sep 28th 2021, 9:42 AM 28,027 Views 21 Comments

The company said it will use the mRNA technology for vaccines against other pathogens,

# vaccine - Monday 20 September, 2021

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five
# Trial Results
# Trial Results

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five

Sep 20th 2021, 3:43 PM 18,230 Views 59 Comments

The vaccine would be administered at a lower dosage than for people over 12.

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