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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
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# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sun 7:00 AM 18,129 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# vaccines - Friday 17 September, 2021

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic
# Put To Test
# Put To Test

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic

Fri 12:05 AM 13,501 Views 30 Comments
  • €217 million has been spent on providing free PCR tests this year up to August, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The HSE has purchased two million “I got my Covid-19 vaccine” badges and spent €8,800 on photo backdrops.
  • It is "very pleased" with the number of people sharing photos online after they receive a vaccine.

# vaccines - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

EU to donate 200m more vaccine doses to low-income countries, von der Leyen says

Updated Sep 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 10,916 Views 16 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen this morning delivered her annual State of the European Union address.

# vaccines - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
# America
# America

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,253 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over

Sep 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 15,031 Views 31 Comments

Under the proposal, all children attending in-person classes would need to have their first dose by 21 November.

# vaccines - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 8:32 PM 17,461 Views 7 Comments

The booster can be given six months after the initial vaccine course was completed.

# vaccines - Friday 3 September, 2021

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,544 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

# vaccines - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Teachers not at increased risk of admission to hospital with Covid, study finds
# Schools
# Schools

Teachers not at increased risk of admission to hospital with Covid, study finds

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:17 AM 16,030 Views 36 Comments

When schools are open, the risk among teachers and other working-age adults is similar, research has shown.

# vaccines - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy
# New Advice
# New Advice

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy

Sep 1st 2021, 6:07 PM 12,386 Views 4 Comments

This comes after the NIAC made a number of recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer.

Risk of getting myocarditis is higher for Covid-19 than for vaccines - study
# Heart Inflammation
# Heart Inflammation

Risk of getting myocarditis is higher for Covid-19 than for vaccines - study

Sep 1st 2021, 8:22 AM 22,522 Views 25 Comments

Covid-19 patients under the age of 16 saw a 37-fold increased risk of myocarditis, according to the study.

# vaccines - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,147 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

# vaccines - Monday 30 August, 2021

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines do not contain graphene oxide
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines do not contain graphene oxide

Aug 30th 2021, 6:15 AM 33,356 Views 0 Comments

Claims about vaccines containing the chemical have circulated in recent months.

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy drops 36 percentage points in 10 months, survey finds
# Ipsos/MRBI
# Ipsos/MRBI

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy drops 36 percentage points in 10 months, survey finds

Aug 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 20,555 Views 40 Comments

91% of people either intend to get inoculated against Covid-19 or have already received a jab.

# vaccines - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Ireland is set to roll out Covid-19 boosters in the next few weeks - here's what you need to know
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is set to roll out Covid-19 boosters in the next few weeks - here's what you need to know

Aug 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 134,663 Views 59 Comments

Countries are lining up to give booster vaccines – a move which may have wider implications for the length of the pandemic.

# vaccines - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,776 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# vaccines - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests

Aug 25th 2021, 7:24 AM 57,686 Views 112 Comments

“Waning protection is to be expected and is not a reason to not get vaccinated,” a professor said.

# vaccines - Monday 23 August, 2021

Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 20,538 Views 76 Comments

The TUI said this situation is causing “severe stress and anxiety” for affected teachers.

# vaccines - Friday 20 August, 2021

Vaccination centres to be retained for potential booster campaign
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccination centres to be retained for potential booster campaign

Aug 20th 2021, 3:43 PM 17,102 Views 21 Comments

The ‘most likely scenario’ is that boosters will be given first to immunocompromised people and prioritised groups.

# vaccines - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy
# Vaccine Boosters
# Vaccine Boosters

US health officials clear way for Covid booster to counter declining vaccine efficacy

Aug 18th 2021, 5:44 PM 24,102 Views 36 Comments

The booster shots will start on September 20 and will continue once people are eight months vaccinated.

# vaccines - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

NIAC has advised that Covid-19 vaccines can be mixed in some cases, Donnelly says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

NIAC has advised that Covid-19 vaccines can be mixed in some cases, Donnelly says

Aug 17th 2021, 2:20 PM 20,651 Views 29 Comments

The Minister also said NIAC has advised that booster shots be given around the same time as the flu shot.

# vaccines - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Vaccination of 12-15 year-old children set to begin from today after thousands register
# Age Cohort
# Age Cohort

Vaccination of 12-15 year-old children set to begin from today after thousands register

Aug 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,120 Views 83 Comments

As of yesterday morning, 65,000 children in that age group had registered.

# vaccines - Friday 13 August, 2021

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 65,000 children aged 12 to 15 are registered for a Covid-19 vaccine

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,588 Views 136 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the latest figures this morning.

# vaccines - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated
# Germany
# Germany

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated

Aug 10th 2021, 10:01 PM 25,417 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery will be required to access a range of facilities.

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week

Aug 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 29,310 Views 33 Comments

Some 320 pharmacies have already been administering Pfizer vaccines.

# vaccines - Monday 9 August, 2021

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,617 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

Vaccination for children aged 12 to 15 expected to begin this weekend
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Vaccination for children aged 12 to 15 expected to begin this weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 11:12 AM 19,076 Views 82 Comments

The Director of the HSE National Immunisation Office said a strong uptake is expected.

# vaccines - Saturday 7 August, 2021

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge

Aug 7th 2021, 2:45 PM 29,182 Views 29 Comments

The US was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June but the number is now 107,143.

# vaccines - Friday 6 August, 2021

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated
# USA
# USA

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated

Aug 6th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,846 Views 73 Comments

CNN President Jeff Zucker said the company has a zero tolerance policy on vaccination.

Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals

Aug 6th 2021, 9:42 AM 26,034 Views 39 Comments

The Belfast Trust said some of the women require ventilation.

# vaccines - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday

Aug 5th 2021, 1:27 PM 39,930 Views 135 Comments

NIAC has recommended that people in this age group should be offered an mRNA vaccine.

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

Aug 5th 2021, 7:06 AM 26,934 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

# vaccines - Saturday 31 July, 2021

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country
# Walk-ins Welcome
# Walk-ins Welcome

HSE 'blown away' by attendances at walk-in vaccination centres across the country

Updated Jul 31st 2021, 7:20 PM 123,977 Views 147 Comments

38 venues are operating a walk-in service this Bank Holiday weekend.

# vaccines - Friday 30 July, 2021

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid
# Rollout
# Rollout

Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 7:00 PM 90,563 Views 97 Comments

Ireland has now fully vaccinated 72.5% of its adult population compared to the UK’s 71.8%.

# vaccines - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Google employees 'will need to be vaccinated' before returning to offices
# Google
# Google

Google employees 'will need to be vaccinated' before returning to offices

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 2:35 PM 42,243 Views 158 Comments

Google Ireland said they had no specifics regarding the measure in this country.

# vaccines - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents
# Child Vaccinations
# Child Vaccinations

'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 7:25 PM 35,339 Views 110 Comments
  • Butler says parents of children with underlying conditions should avail of a Covid vaccine as soon as it is offered
  • Other parents should consider vaccinating their children knowing 'it is effective at preventing Covid'
  • Tony Hololan said that vaccinating children is a separate issue to the return of schools

# vaccines - Monday 26 July, 2021

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 30,259 Views 14 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

# vaccines - Friday 23 July, 2021

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds
# For The Kids
# For The Kids

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds

Jul 23rd 2021, 4:50 PM 20,487 Views 58 Comments

It is the first time the shot has been authorised for people under 18.

# vaccines - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
# Vaccine Race
# Vaccine Race

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,706 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,851 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# vaccines - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year
# Covax
# Covax

South African firm to make the first Pfizer Covid vaccines in Africa next year

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 12,932 Views 8 Comments

Production will begin in 2022 and doses will be distributed among Africa’s 54 countries.

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