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#Vaccine

# vaccine - Monday 13 July, 2020

Nearly three-quarters of Irish people say they would 'likely' get Covid-19 vaccine
# Survey
# Survey

Nearly three-quarters of Irish people say they would 'likely' get Covid-19 vaccine

Jul 13th 2020, 6:30 AM 22,453 Views 46 Comments

That’s according to a new survey carried out for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association.

# vaccine - Friday 3 July, 2020

Antibody test to identify 'immune' individuals to get government funding boost
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Antibody test to identify 'immune' individuals to get government funding boost

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 20,250 Views 10 Comments

Those that are ‘immune’ could therefore be safe to return to work.

# vaccine - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn

Jun 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,957 Views 84 Comments

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

# vaccine - Friday 29 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

May 29th 2020, 5:48 PM 36,611 Views 3 Comments

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

# vaccine - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions
# Mumps
# Mumps

Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions

May 26th 2020, 6:05 AM 7,667 Views 23 Comments

A spike in the number of people presenting with the highly infectious condition started in late 2018.

# vaccine - Monday 18 May, 2020

US drugmaker reports promising early results from Covid-19 vaccine test
# Promising
# Promising

US drugmaker reports promising early results from Covid-19 vaccine test

May 18th 2020, 10:01 PM 29,420 Views 37 Comments

Moderna, which was founded nine years ago, said the vaccine “was generally safe and well-tolerated”.

# vaccine - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'

May 16th 2020, 8:29 PM 32,395 Views 91 Comments

The timeline projected by Trump is more optimistic than what Europe foresees.

# vaccine - Friday 15 May, 2020

Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021

May 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,643 Views 60 Comments

Seven in 10 people think we’ll have some form of social distancing in place until at least June 2021.

# vaccine - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Chief of French pharma company under fire for saying the US gets priority access to Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Chief of French pharma company under fire for saying the US gets priority access to Covid-19 vaccine

May 14th 2020, 10:14 PM 34,406 Views 22 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron’s office said it would hold talks with Sanofi executives next week.

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines
# Warning
# Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

May 14th 2020, 8:25 AM 22,474 Views 58 Comments

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'
# Big Pharma
# Big Pharma

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

May 14th 2020, 6:15 AM 17,579 Views 26 Comments

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

# vaccine - Monday 4 May, 2020

Ireland commits €18 million as part of global effort to tackle Covid-19
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Ireland commits €18 million as part of global effort to tackle Covid-19

May 4th 2020, 6:02 PM 24,248 Views 74 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the funding today.

# vaccine - Friday 1 May, 2020

Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone

May 1st 2020, 12:39 PM 24,233 Views 48 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has said a plan must be developed to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed next winter, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# vaccine - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association

Apr 26th 2020, 9:52 AM 27,136 Views 60 Comments

Several biopharmaceutical companies have medicines in various stages of development.

# vaccine - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial
# Oxford
# Oxford

Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial

Apr 23rd 2020, 9:09 PM 51,099 Views 54 Comments

Researchers from the University of Oxford administered the first doses today.

# vaccine - Monday 20 April, 2020

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis

Apr 20th 2020, 8:59 AM 13,846 Views 21 Comments

The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.

'Long shots': UK top advisor dampens expectations as Oxford's clinical trial for vaccine to begin
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Long shots': UK top advisor dampens expectations as Oxford's clinical trial for vaccine to begin

Apr 20th 2020, 7:52 AM 20,142 Views 11 Comments

The lead researcher on the Oxford team said the prospects are “very good” ahead of the vaccine trials.

# vaccine - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says

Apr 16th 2020, 7:33 AM 24,707 Views 67 Comments

Antonio Guterres says it is hoped there will be a vaccine available by the end of the year.

# vaccine - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say

Apr 15th 2020, 8:41 AM 42,178 Views 28 Comments

The researchers assume that Covid-19 will become seasonal, but say much remains unknown.

# vaccine - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,225 Views 51 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

# vaccine - Friday 10 April, 2020

Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed

Apr 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 64,693 Views 59 Comments

A study has shown that a vaccine to protect against SARS-CoV2 may be 12-18 months away from development.

# vaccine - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

Apr 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 41,949 Views 51 Comments

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

# vaccine - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

University researchers in Belfast have been awarded a grant to find a Covid-19 treatment
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

University researchers in Belfast have been awarded a grant to find a Covid-19 treatment

Mar 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,083 Views 8 Comments

The funding grant has been awarded as one of several projects that will receive part of a €21.5 million fund.

# vaccine - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

Mar 18th 2020, 12:51 PM 45,743 Views 18 Comments

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

# vaccine - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

Feb 18th 2020, 10:12 PM 11,964 Views 33 Comments

A candidate vaccine could be “around 16 weeks from now”, but months of testing would be needed after that.

# vaccine - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018

Jan 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 16,914 Views 74 Comments

There were 80 reported measles cases in Ireland in 2019.

# vaccine - Thursday 12 December, 2019

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'

Dec 12th 2019, 5:44 PM 37,337 Views 45 Comments

The latest figures show that the flu rate has spiked.

# vaccine - Thursday 21 November, 2019

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

Nov 21st 2019, 4:39 PM 18,047 Views 20 Comments

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

# vaccine - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines
# Mandatory Vaccinations
# Mandatory Vaccinations

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,070 Views 138 Comments

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

# vaccine - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

Aug 29th 2019, 12:55 PM 46,461 Views 48 Comments

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

# vaccine - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

Aug 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 7,687 Views 31 Comments

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

Aug 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 15,074 Views 109 Comments

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

# vaccine - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'
# STI
# STI

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

Aug 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,132 Views 31 Comments

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.

# vaccine - Monday 1 July, 2019

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'
# Vaccine Myths
# Vaccine Myths

Simon Harris calls on TDs to support his motion tackling vaccine 'myths'

Jul 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 17,459 Views 188 Comments

Simon Harris has called for cross party support for the motion.

# vaccine - Thursday 27 June, 2019

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine

Jun 27th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,615 Views 13 Comments

Two types of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers were significantly reduced after vaccination.

# vaccine - Friday 21 June, 2019

Unions claim rollout of HPV vaccine for boys is in doubt over staffing levels within the HSE
# HSE
# HSE

Unions claim rollout of HPV vaccine for boys is in doubt over staffing levels within the HSE

Jun 21st 2019, 6:38 PM 8,073 Views 23 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said the programme would go ahead in September as planned.

# vaccine - Friday 24 May, 2019

Virus which is the most common causes of gastroenteritis in children drops by 72% since vaccine rollout
# Immunisation
# Immunisation

Virus which is the most common causes of gastroenteritis in children drops by 72% since vaccine rollout

May 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,389 Views 15 Comments

Rotavirus disease is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in children.

# vaccine - Friday 26 April, 2019

Meningitis C vaccination rates of 'critical concern' as anti-vax sentiment pushes take-up rates below targets
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

Meningitis C vaccination rates of 'critical concern' as anti-vax sentiment pushes take-up rates below targets

Apr 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,711 Views 53 Comments

Targets for immunisation were over 20% below what they were supposed to be in some parts of the country.

# vaccine - Sunday 7 April, 2019

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine
# Narcolepsy
# Narcolepsy

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine

Apr 7th 2019, 7:05 AM 41,304 Views 0 Comments

A solicitor handling many of the cases said the slow process is “very frustrating” for his clients.

# vaccine - Sunday 31 March, 2019

People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools
# Measles
# Measles

People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools

Mar 31st 2019, 9:30 AM 25,855 Views 120 Comments

Most people agree with this stance but almost one in five are unsure, according to an opinion poll.