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#Vaccine

# 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 39,754 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 11,522 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 18,259 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 21,485 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 38,497 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 54,798 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 31,309 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 20,059 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 9,766 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 82,723 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 19,431 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 18,969 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 30,238 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 33,903 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 45,057 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 33,443 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 10,641 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 44,945 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 11,793 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 41,431 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 15,829 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 33,011 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 33,867 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 12,290 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 65,110 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 16,154 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 90,719 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 18,627 Views 22 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 25,280 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 32,505 Views 15 Comments

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

# vaccine - Monday 10 May, 2021

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

May 10th 2021, 4:39 PM 55,695 Views 41 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

May 10th 2021, 2:53 PM 33,723 Views 26 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

# vaccine - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Ireland to get 4.9m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech in both 2022 and 2023
# Booster
# Booster

Ireland to get 4.9m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech in both 2022 and 2023

May 4th 2021, 7:40 PM 31,373 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet were told that booster shots may be required.

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

EMA begins review of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

May 4th 2021, 11:58 AM 17,384 Views 28 Comments

A formal application for marketing authorisation has not yet been submitted.

# vaccine - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Relatives of gardaí received excess vaccines from a Kildare clinic
# Excess Doses
# Excess Doses

Relatives of gardaí received excess vaccines from a Kildare clinic

Apr 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 48,958 Views 0 Comments

Serving gardaí had been permitted to accept excess vaccines since March.

# vaccine - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Leo Varadkar has been administering vaccines at a Dublin mass vaccination centre
# New Jab
# New Jab

Leo Varadkar has been administering vaccines at a Dublin mass vaccination centre

Apr 28th 2021, 7:46 PM 64,897 Views 124 Comments

He said earlier this year that he was available to help the HSE.

# vaccine - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave

Apr 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,810 Views 44 Comments

Indian healthcare workers in Ireland are “sacrificing ever seeing some family again” in order to care for people here amid the pandemic.

# vaccine - Friday 23 April, 2021

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in 60-64 age bracket invited to register online for Covid-19 vaccine

Apr 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 55,785 Views 26 Comments

As of Wednesday night, more than 147,000 people have registered for their vaccine.

# vaccine - Thursday 22 April, 2021

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s
# Covid19
# Covid19

National Ambulance Service to increase number of fleets for vaccination of housebound over 70s

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:11 PM 9,382 Views 9 Comments

Everyone in this cohort will be contacted over the next week by the HSE.

# vaccine - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Vets, dental hygienists and healthcare students could be trained up to give vaccine jabs
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Vets, dental hygienists and healthcare students could be trained up to give vaccine jabs

Apr 20th 2021, 9:07 PM 16,896 Views 47 Comments

More vaccinators will need to be recruited to as we head into the summer months, Cabinet was told today.