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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Yesterday’s News

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
# Rotunda
# Rotunda

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

5 hours ago 28,907 Views 76 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe board to discuss some hospital staff family members receiving leftover vaccines

Updated 7 hours ago 81,451 Views 286 Comments

The hospital said 16 vaccine doses would have been discarded if they were not used that day.

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
# Hpra
# Hpra

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

8 hours ago 48,680 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

# vaccines - Thursday 14 January, 2021

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak

Thu 9:45 AM 46,753 Views 91 Comments

The number of people in hospital is now more than twice that of the previous pandemic peak.

# vaccines - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly
# Vaccine Plan
# Vaccine Plan

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly

Wed 5:11 PM 37,705 Views 84 Comments

Varadkar says between 50,000 and 55,000 people will be vaccinated this week.

# vaccines - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine applies for EU approval
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine applies for EU approval

Jan 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 22,744 Views 50 Comments

A decision on its authorisation could be reached later this month.

# vaccines - Monday 11 January, 2021

Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout
# Mass Vaccination
# Mass Vaccination

Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout

Jan 11th 2021, 12:02 PM 59,790 Views 46 Comments

An events representative group has written to officials to offer support with planning and delivering the rollout.

# vaccines - Friday 8 January, 2021

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccines: EU could approve Oxford/AstraZeneca by end of January, UK gives green light to Moderna

Jan 8th 2021, 1:08 PM 14,663 Views 33 Comments

The UK today approved its third Covid-19 vaccine.

One million vaccinated by June 'not a bad estimation', says head of task force
# Rollout
# Rollout

One million vaccinated by June 'not a bad estimation', says head of task force

Jan 8th 2021, 12:52 PM 23,270 Views 75 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley said it was possible that “more than one million people” could be vaccinated by June.

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:39 AM 20,843 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier this week that up to 135,000 people will have received two vaccine doses by the end of February.

# vaccines - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'Sad milestone': More than 1,000 people now hospitalised with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Sad milestone': More than 1,000 people now hospitalised with Covid-19

Jan 7th 2021, 9:15 AM 38,851 Views 84 Comments

Paul Reid confirmed the figure on Twitter this morning.

# vaccines - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine approved for use as Health Minister says 'logistics are being finalised'
# Second Vaccine
# Second Vaccine

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine approved for use as Health Minister says 'logistics are being finalised'

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:52 PM 54,435 Views 58 Comments

This is the second Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in the EU.

# vaccines - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says

Jan 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 42,716 Views 127 Comments

35,000 people are due to receive the first vaccine dose this week.

# vaccines - Monday 4 January, 2021

35,000 to receive first Covid-19 dose this week, Health Minister says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

35,000 to receive first Covid-19 dose this week, Health Minister says

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 2:17 PM 36,279 Views 94 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said 4,000 people received the vaccine in the first few days of the rollout.

# vaccines - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in UK
# Second Vaccine
# Second Vaccine

Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in UK

Dec 30th 2020, 7:09 AM 13,973 Views 26 Comments

The vaccine has been shown to prevent severe disease and stop people contracting Covid-19.

# vaccines - Monday 21 December, 2020

How anti-vaccine misinformation took aim at the Toy Show - and what can be done about it
# Anti-vaxxers
# Anti-vaxxers

How anti-vaccine misinformation took aim at the Toy Show - and what can be done about it

Dec 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 43,816 Views 104 Comments

Ireland is seeing a lot of misinformation about vaccines right now – and there’s no sign of it stopping.

# vaccines - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No plan for vaccine certificates to be used to restrict what people can access or do

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 4:29 PM 17,345 Views 58 Comments

Hiqa’s advice to NPHET comes after the government outlined its national vaccination strategy yesterday.

# vaccines - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 PM 26,154 Views 13 Comments

Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun breaks the whole thing down for us on this week’s podcast.

The Covid-19 vaccination strategy has been announced - here's everything you need to know
# Grand Plan
# Grand Plan

The Covid-19 vaccination strategy has been announced - here's everything you need to know

Dec 15th 2020, 5:11 PM 105,504 Views 67 Comments

Included within the plan are details on where people will be vaccinated and who’ll be administering the jabs.

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

Here's what'll happen when you go to get your Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 22,717 Views 27 Comments

For the larger roll-out, the vaccines will be administered in large vaccination centres and also GP surgeries and pharmacies.

Rollout plan: First vaccines possible by end of year, universities could be used as mass vaccination centres
# 2021
# 2021

Rollout plan: First vaccines possible by end of year, universities could be used as mass vaccination centres

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 2:58 PM 46,161 Views 51 Comments
  • The highest priority groups, those over the age of 65 in long-term care facilities and frontline healthcare workers in direct patient contact, will receive the vaccine first.
  • The vaccine will be administrated from long-term care facilities, hospitals, mass vaccination clinics, GP surgeries and community pharmacies.
  • First vaccinations could begin before the new year, if European authorities approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

# vaccines - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Explainer: What is a vaccine and why are they so important?
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Explainer: What is a vaccine and why are they so important?

Dec 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,311 Views 17 Comments

Let’s get back to basics.

# vaccines - Friday 11 December, 2020

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Dec 11th 2020, 8:12 PM 11,728 Views 6 Comments

Sputnik V is currently being made available to Russians in high-risk groups.

FactCheck: Are RNA Covid-19 vaccines actually responsible for 'genetic manipulation'?
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

FactCheck: Are RNA Covid-19 vaccines actually responsible for 'genetic manipulation'?

Dec 11th 2020, 3:03 PM 16,996 Views 0 Comments

A tweet going viral raises the spectre of some vaccines causing lasting genetic change to our cells, but this is untrue.

# vaccines - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

First Covid-19 vaccine recipient on island of Ireland says she hopes she made her daughter proud
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

First Covid-19 vaccine recipient on island of Ireland says she hopes she made her daughter proud

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 5:24 PM 50,207 Views 44 Comments

Nurse Joanna Sloan, from Dundrum in Co Down, became the first recipient in Northern Ireland today.

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'All about an effective roll-out now': Vaccine prioritisation for nursing home residents welcomed after difficult year

Dec 8th 2020, 3:19 PM 5,686 Views 0 Comments

Under the government’s prioritisation plan, residents of nursing homes aged 65 and over will receive a Covid-19 vaccine first.

# vaccines - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Tánaiste says there could be widespread Covid-19 immunity in Ireland by next September
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Tánaiste says there could be widespread Covid-19 immunity in Ireland by next September

Dec 2nd 2020, 8:39 PM 40,425 Views 66 Comments

Varadkar said that a communications campaign would be “vital” to overcome vaccine hesitancy.

# vaccines - Friday 9 October, 2020

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October
# Flu Jab
# Flu Jab

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October

Oct 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 32,651 Views 30 Comments

All of the 600,000 children’s doses will also be available by this time.

# vaccines - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it

Updated Aug 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 75,948 Views 135 Comments

The World Health Organization said approval of the vaccine would require a rigorous review to show its safety.

# vaccines - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children
# National Study
# National Study

Coronavirus: Two in three Irish people would accept vaccine for themselves or their children

Apr 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 51,760 Views 94 Comments

The findings were made as part of a new study into how Ireland is coping with Covid-19.

# vaccines - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic

Apr 14th 2020, 10:39 AM 14,345 Views 6 Comments

Vaccination campaigns have been postponed in 24 countries to help prevent further spread of Covid-19.

# vaccines - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

HSE offers free MMR shots to combat 'significant' rise in mumps
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE offers free MMR shots to combat 'significant' rise in mumps

Jan 21st 2020, 2:32 PM 11,691 Views 36 Comments

It follows a sharp increase in the number of cases of the illness last year.

# vaccines - Friday 17 January, 2020

HSE issues mumps warning as 132 cases reported last week - the highest weekly number in over a decade
# Mumps
# Mumps

HSE issues mumps warning as 132 cases reported last week - the highest weekly number in over a decade

Updated Jan 17th 2020, 10:12 PM 26,794 Views 23 Comments

Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and painful swollen salivary glands.

# vaccines - 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 16,915 Views 74 Comments

There were 80 reported measles cases in Ireland in 2019.

# vaccines - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Number of mumps cases in 2019 four times higher than last year

Dec 10th 2019, 11:13 AM 9,719 Views 83 Comments

The HSE said has said the increase in numbers is linked to the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

# vaccines - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online

Nov 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 11,658 Views 53 Comments

Dr Kevin Kelleher of the HSE said Andrew Wakefield’s research linking vaccines to autism has been “utterly discredited”.

# vaccines - Friday 1 November, 2019

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds
# Measles
# Measles

Measles can cause immune system to become 'more baby-like', study finds

Nov 1st 2019, 7:13 AM 8,361 Views 5 Comments

The research found that the measles virus deletes part of the immune system’s memory.

# vaccines - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital
# Mumps
# Mumps

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

Oct 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,342 Views 18 Comments

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

# vaccines - 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 16,074 Views 138 Comments

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

# vaccines - Saturday 31 August, 2019

How many European countries have lost their measles-free status? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many European countries have lost their measles-free status? It's the week in numbers

Aug 31st 2019, 7:01 PM 7,904 Views 14 Comments

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