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#Vaccine

# vaccine - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended
# Double Jabbed
# Double Jabbed

Explainer: Why you may have a second dose vaccine appointment sooner than recommended

Thu 8:01 PM 42,190 Views 19 Comments

The HSE says that a 17 day gap for Pfizer is “safe and effective”.

# vaccine - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout

Wed 9:58 AM 12,586 Views 96 Comments

This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.

# vaccine - Monday 26 July, 2021

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach makes appeal to young people: Get vaccinated and help defeat Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 4:44 PM 17,491 Views 97 Comments

Currently everyone over the age of 18 can register for a vaccine.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 26th 2021, 11:54 AM 30,769 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.

# vaccine - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Over one million people in Northern Ireland are now fully vaccinated
# Two Doses
# Two Doses

Over one million people in Northern Ireland are now fully vaccinated

Jul 25th 2021, 2:59 PM 13,506 Views 21 Comments

70% of the adult population in Northern Ireland have received both doses.

# vaccine - Thursday 22 July, 2021

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
# Rollout
# Rollout

80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 18,936 Views 62 Comments

Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.

# vaccine - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 33,900 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

# vaccine - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates
# Stalling
# Stalling

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates

Jul 20th 2021, 12:53 PM 24,539 Views 18 Comments

Just 56% of the 18-29 age group have come forward for a jab.

# vaccine - Sunday 18 July, 2021

FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?
# Rollout
# Rollout

FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?

Jul 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 63,402 Views 0 Comments

A tweet by the Taoiseach lacked some context on exactly how well Ireland is performing.

# vaccine - Saturday 17 July, 2021

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens
# Jabs
# Jabs

'Software change' enables 18 to 24-year-olds to book vaccine appointments before HSE portal opens

Jul 17th 2021, 4:23 PM 42,565 Views 11 Comments

Registration through the HSE portal for that age group opens officially on Monday.

# vaccine - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Since the end of March, only one fully vaccinated person has been in ICU with Covid-19
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

Since the end of March, only one fully vaccinated person has been in ICU with Covid-19

Jul 13th 2021, 7:53 PM 39,422 Views 25 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the vast majority of those in ICU didn’t have any vaccine protection.

# vaccine - Friday 9 July, 2021

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments

Jul 9th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,276 Views 0 Comments

An independent TD claimed that the official vaccine figures refer to the number of appointments made rather than doses administered.

# vaccine - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 30-34 - here's what you need to know
# Gift Of The Jab
# Gift Of The Jab

Vaccine registration is open today for people aged 30-34 - here's what you need to know

Jul 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,216 Views 10 Comments

Registration for this cohort had initially been planned for Friday, but the date was moved forward.

# vaccine - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'I can’t risk my son’s life': Families with vulnerable teenagers left waiting for answers on vaccine access
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

'I can’t risk my son’s life': Families with vulnerable teenagers left waiting for answers on vaccine access

Jul 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 21,340 Views 17 Comments
  • For families with vulnerable teenagers, life has been put on hold while they wait for a vaccine, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The European Medicines Agency approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15s over a month ago, but it hasn't been actioned in Ireland.
  • The Taoiseach has asked Niac to give advice on vaccinating children with underlying conditions.

# vaccine - Friday 2 July, 2021

Data shows Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is effective against Delta variant
# Janssen
# Janssen

Data shows Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is effective against Delta variant

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:56 AM 38,366 Views 26 Comments

The Delta variant is now responsible for around 70% of cases in Ireland.

# vaccine - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:46 PM 54,440 Views 36 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got government approval to purchase millions of vaccine doses for use in 2022.

# vaccine - Saturday 19 June, 2021

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

Jun 19th 2021, 7:29 PM 31,304 Views 21 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

# vaccine - Friday 18 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

Jun 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 20,031 Views 13 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

# vaccine - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine roll-out to the 35-39 age cohort?

Jun 17th 2021, 5:11 PM 9,765 Views 0 Comments

Registration for this group will be open from Sunday.

HSE says progress through 35-39 age group will be 'slower' due to volumes and vaccine supplies
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

HSE says progress through 35-39 age group will be 'slower' due to volumes and vaccine supplies

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 3:28 PM 82,507 Views 79 Comments

People in this age cohort will be able to register for their vaccine from Sunday.

Vaccine hesitancy linked to lack of knowledge on benefits of jab, study suggests
# ESRI
# ESRI

Vaccine hesitancy linked to lack of knowledge on benefits of jab, study suggests

Jun 17th 2021, 7:07 AM 19,369 Views 77 Comments

People who are less likely to follow news coverage about Covid-19 are more likely to be vaccine hesitant, the research found.

# vaccine - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,733 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

# vaccine - Friday 11 June, 2021

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,228 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

EU advises against AstraZeneca vaccine for people with blood vessel syndrome
# European Medicines Agency
# European Medicines Agency

EU advises against AstraZeneca vaccine for people with blood vessel syndrome

Jun 11th 2021, 3:01 PM 33,782 Views 37 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said it reviewed cases of six people who had capillary leak syndrome after they had received the vaccine.

# vaccine - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland
# Progress
# Progress

Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland

Jun 8th 2021, 5:32 PM 45,024 Views 27 Comments

Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.

# vaccine - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,396 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# vaccine - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

WHO gives green light to second Covid-19 vaccine developed in China
# Sinovac
# Sinovac

WHO gives green light to second Covid-19 vaccine developed in China

Jun 1st 2021, 3:52 PM 10,619 Views 13 Comments

The World Health Organisation has approved the Sinovac vaccine for emergency use.

# vaccine - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Half of all adults in Ireland have now received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Half of all adults in Ireland have now received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine

May 30th 2021, 3:29 PM 44,799 Views 73 Comments

Ireland’s vaccine rollout continues to build momentum.

# vaccine - Friday 28 May, 2021

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation
# Approved
# Approved

Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation

May 28th 2021, 1:47 PM 11,768 Views 4 Comments

The HSE said information they had so far showed the Covid-19 vaccines did not have any negative effect on babies in the womb.

# vaccine - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Target to vaccinate 82% of adults by end of June 'likely to be missed by a few weeks'
# Vaccine Target
# Vaccine Target

Target to vaccinate 82% of adults by end of June 'likely to be missed by a few weeks'

Updated May 27th 2021, 3:05 PM 41,376 Views 70 Comments
  • Health Minister accused of 'dropping a bombshell' in the Dáil
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says the government will provide 'revised targets' tomorrow
  • Ireland likely to only receive half of the planned 470,000 J&J doses by end of June
  • HSE says 2.6 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered to date
Ohio announces first million dollar vaccine lottery winner
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Ohio announces first million dollar vaccine lottery winner

May 27th 2021, 12:45 PM 15,818 Views 8 Comments

More than 2.7 million adults signed up for the prize and over 104,000 children aged 12 to 17 entered the draw for a college scholarship.

# vaccine - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Taoiseach says Ireland will have given 2.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of the day
# Getting There
# Getting There

Taoiseach says Ireland will have given 2.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of the day

May 25th 2021, 1:30 PM 32,998 Views 32 Comments

It appears we are still on track to have 80% of people with one dose by early July.

# vaccine - Monday 24 May, 2021

Only 4% of people in Ireland say they will refuse a Covid-19 vaccine
# Uptake
# Uptake

Only 4% of people in Ireland say they will refuse a Covid-19 vaccine

May 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 33,146 Views 145 Comments

88% intend to receive a vaccine – or already have.

# vaccine - Saturday 22 May, 2021

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
# NHS
# NHS

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,286 Views 36 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

# vaccine - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: The vaccine portal is open for those aged 45 to 49 - here's what you need to know
# Happening Today
# Happening Today

Reader Q&A: The vaccine portal is open for those aged 45 to 49 - here's what you need to know

May 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 65,035 Views 50 Comments
  • Some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose by the end of the month, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The choice will be between AstraZeneca/J&J or waiting longer for an mRNA vaccine.
  • The risk of a rare blood clotting event is between four and ten in one million.

# vaccine - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the vaccine rollout to the over 40s?

May 18th 2021, 12:03 PM 16,145 Views 0 Comments

It is expected that this age cohort will be offered a choice between the AZ and J&J vaccines or an mRNA vaccine.

# vaccine - Monday 17 May, 2021

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine

Updated May 17th 2021, 1:00 PM 90,285 Views 78 Comments

The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.

# vaccine - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,603 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

# vaccine - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
# Milestone
# Milestone

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

May 13th 2021, 2:51 PM 25,267 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

# vaccine - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Vaccination progress 'could be reversed' unless UK and others share surplus vaccines
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Vaccination progress 'could be reversed' unless UK and others share surplus vaccines

May 12th 2021, 7:01 AM 32,463 Views 15 Comments

Experts have suggested that new variants could potentially escape the protection afforded by the vaccines.

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