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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Yesterday’s News

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights
# New Variant
# New Variant

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases among passengers on flights

Updated 10 hours ago 35,539 Views 42 Comments

The cases emerged from 61 positive cases in passengers on planes from South Africa to Amsterdam.

# vaccines - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'
# Austria
# Austria

Austrian Chancellor on vaccine mandate plans: 'You don't only have rights, you have obligations'

Tue 11:37 AM 27,776 Views 119 Comments

The country has entered a strict lockdown to combat soaring coronavirus cases.

# vaccines - Friday 19 November, 2021

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory
# Austria
# Austria

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory

Nov 19th 2021, 9:52 AM 87,054 Views 127 Comments
  • The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
  • It's planned that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory from 1 February next year.
  • Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg blamed the unvaccinated for an “attack on the health system”.

# vaccines - Thursday 18 November, 2021

HSE flags 'no show' rates of 25% to 50% for booster jab appointments
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE flags 'no show' rates of 25% to 50% for booster jab appointments

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 4:49 PM 41,043 Views 108 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said that it is “really important” that people avail of a booster jab

# vaccines - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Cillian De Gascun and Luke O'Neill among 350 Irish experts asking for Covid-19 vaccine patents to be lifted
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Cillian De Gascun and Luke O'Neill among 350 Irish experts asking for Covid-19 vaccine patents to be lifted

Nov 17th 2021, 3:18 PM 50,918 Views 25 Comments

Prof Clíona Ní Cheallaigh said the world will continue to face variants of Covid-19 if there is not an equitable distribution of vaccines.

# vaccines - Monday 15 November, 2021

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19

Nov 15th 2021, 7:52 AM 45,922 Views 99 Comments

About 65% of Austria’s almost nine million people are vaccinated.

# vaccines - Monday 8 November, 2021

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 12:16 PM 39,200 Views 45 Comments

The country has seen more than 201 cases per 100,000 residents in the past seven days.

# vaccines - Thursday 4 November, 2021

'It's never too late': HSE says 33,000 first or second doses were delivered last week
# First Time Jabs
# First Time Jabs

'It's never too late': HSE says 33,000 first or second doses were delivered last week

Nov 4th 2021, 3:08 PM 13,600 Views 27 Comments

An average about 1,800 people a day are registering for a Covid-19 vaccine.

# vaccines - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:48 AM 10,207 Views 44 Comments

The dosage has been adjusted to 10mg per injection, compared to 30mg for the older age groups.

# vaccines - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine when it's made available to you?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you get a Covid-19 booster vaccine when it's made available to you?

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:34 AM 69,101 Views 110 Comments

The government has approved a recommendation to rollout booster vaccines for healthcare workers.

# vaccines - Monday 1 November, 2021

Government approves NIAC recommendation to give booster shots to healthcare workers
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Government approves NIAC recommendation to give booster shots to healthcare workers

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 7:50 PM 54,944 Views 50 Comments

This evening, Mercy University Hospital said it was experiencing high demand for its emergency department.

# vaccines - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children

Oct 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 8,600 Views 20 Comments

The FDA isn’t bound by the panel’s recommendation and is expected to make its own decision within days.

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine

Oct 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 19,071 Views 24 Comments
  • 92% of pregnant women in intensive care with Covid-19 are not vaccinated.
  • Vaccination rates have remained lower than expected, at between 25-40%.
  • Midwives say the HSE has given them very little instruction on how to handle vaccine-hesitant women, writes Céimin Burke.

# vaccines - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Vaccines are 90% effective at preventing deaths from Delta variant, study says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Vaccines are 90% effective at preventing deaths from Delta variant, study says

Oct 21st 2021, 7:38 AM 13,493 Views 36 Comments

The study analysed data from 5.4 million people in Scotland between April and September.

# vaccines - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

CMO endorses NIAC recommendation for vaccine boosters for over 60s
# Booster Jabs
# Booster Jabs

CMO endorses NIAC recommendation for vaccine boosters for over 60s

Updated Oct 19th 2021, 1:44 PM 30,577 Views 71 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said he will work with the HSE to implement the recommendations as soon as possible.

# vaccines - Monday 18 October, 2021

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU says it has exported one billion vaccine doses to the rest of the world

Oct 18th 2021, 11:25 AM 9,185 Views 11 Comments

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations.

# vaccines - Sunday 17 October, 2021

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Oct 17th 2021, 9:32 AM 29,355 Views 74 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# vaccines - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Oct 16th 2021, 11:00 AM 47,022 Views 64 Comments

Flu vaccines usually reduce the risk of infection by 40-60%.

# vaccines - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds
# World Health Organisation
# World Health Organisation

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds

Oct 14th 2021, 6:46 PM 9,394 Views 3 Comments

The UN plans to increase rapid diagnostic testing in eight African countries.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Oct 14th 2021, 7:44 AM 25,871 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study

Oct 14th 2021, 7:43 AM 16,154 Views 9 Comments

The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands.

# vaccines - Monday 11 October, 2021

‘Spying more sophisticated than ever’ after claim Russia stole Oxford vaccine
# Eye Of The Needle
# Eye Of The Needle

‘Spying more sophisticated than ever’ after claim Russia stole Oxford vaccine

Oct 11th 2021, 2:30 PM 21,194 Views 24 Comments

There are allegations that the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine’s design was used to create Russia’s Sputnik V jab.

# vaccines - Friday 8 October, 2021

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
# US Covid-19
# US Covid-19

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,657 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

# vaccines - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Pfizer seeks US authorisation of Covid vaccine for ages 5-11
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer seeks US authorisation of Covid vaccine for ages 5-11

Oct 7th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,490 Views 29 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full approval in the US for those age 16 and up.

# vaccines - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Pfizer jab prevents severe Covid for at least 6 months, US study finds
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Pfizer jab prevents severe Covid for at least 6 months, US study finds

Oct 5th 2021, 6:50 AM 15,431 Views 25 Comments

The results are consistent with preliminary data from US and Israeli health authorities.

# vaccines - Friday 1 October, 2021

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students

Oct 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 13,316 Views 57 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full FDA approval for 16-year-olds and up.

70% of Covid-19 patients admitted to ICU in the last six months were unvaccinated
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

70% of Covid-19 patients admitted to ICU in the last six months were unvaccinated

Oct 1st 2021, 2:06 PM 26,861 Views 47 Comments

There have been 70 fully vaccinated people admitted to ICU with a breakthrough infection since April.

# vaccines - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Booster Covid-19 doses for people with weak immune systems to roll out from this week
# Boosted
# Boosted

Booster Covid-19 doses for people with weak immune systems to roll out from this week

Sep 30th 2021, 2:24 PM 13,517 Views 9 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said last week that the first appointments were expected to be issued by yesterday.

# vaccines - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU
# Green Pass
# Green Pass

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU

Sep 29th 2021, 3:51 PM 21,823 Views 9 Comments

The online portal will first accept applications from Irish citizens who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland.

# vaccines - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

Sep 28th 2021, 6:05 PM 11,173 Views 21 Comments

The consignment of vaccines will be completed later this week.

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

Sep 28th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,303 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

# vaccines - Monday 27 September, 2021

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,423 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
# Third Level
# Third Level

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 9,050 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

# vaccines - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach: 'No issue vaccinating young children, but we must ask if vaccines need to go to others'

Sep 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 21,596 Views 24 Comments

Martin said we have to ‘up the level of vaccination in less developed regions’.

# vaccines - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:02 PM 30,772 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

# vaccines - Sunday 19 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,344 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

Sep 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,985 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 11,011 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 33,373 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 15,048 Views 31 Comments

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

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