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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

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

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

Aug 17th 2021, 2:20 PM 20,798 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 18,134 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
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# Vaccines

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

Aug 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 20,629 Views 135 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 25,439 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 29,478 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 11,624 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 19,081 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
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# Vaccines

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge

Aug 7th 2021, 2:45 PM 29,194 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 34,857 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
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# Vaccines

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

Aug 6th 2021, 9:42 AM 26,114 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
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# Vaccination

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

Aug 5th 2021, 1:27 PM 39,969 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 26,943 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 124,009 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 90,669 Views 96 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 42,302 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 35,390 Views 111 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 30,339 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 20,515 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 14,710 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 26,859 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 12,933 Views 8 Comments

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

# vaccines - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs
# England
# England

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs

Jul 20th 2021, 7:08 AM 23,177 Views 32 Comments

The announcement came on the day such venues in England were allowed to reopen.

# vaccines - Friday 16 July, 2021

Online vaccine booking portal is now open for those aged 25 to 29
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Online vaccine booking portal is now open for those aged 25 to 29

Jul 16th 2021, 9:29 AM 10,972 Views 18 Comments

Those registering through the portal will receive a Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccine.

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics
# England
# England

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics

Jul 16th 2021, 9:11 AM 8,091 Views 12 Comments

Officials are seeking to maximise protection before restrictions are lifted on Monday.

# vaccines - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre

Jul 15th 2021, 8:59 PM 79,484 Views 59 Comments

Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up

Jul 15th 2021, 10:01 AM 14,970 Views 89 Comments

The dating platforms will offer vaccination badges for people in Ireland to display on their profiles.

# vaccines - Saturday 10 July, 2021

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen
# Target
# Target

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen

Jul 10th 2021, 2:26 PM 14,357 Views 25 Comments

The European Commission President said “the EU has kept its word.”

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading

Jul 10th 2021, 1:00 PM 33,208 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been shared on Facebook.

# vaccines - 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 11,481 Views 0 Comments

An independent TD claimed that the official vaccine figures refer to the number of appointments made rather than doses administered.

# vaccines - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination
# Third Level
# Third Level

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination

Jul 8th 2021, 10:30 PM 15,244 Views 17 Comments

Large-scale antigen testing will likely be rolled out in colleges and universities.

# vaccines - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'Yes, there are people in the Lions bubble that haven’t been double-jabbed'
# Disarray
From The42
# Disarray

'Yes, there are people in the Lions bubble that haven’t been double-jabbed'

Jul 7th 2021, 6:52 PM 11,011 Views 8 Comments

Lions MD Ben Calveley defended the decision to proceed with this evening’s game against the Sharks.

570 Covid-19 cases reported in Northern Ireland, the highest daily figure since January
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

570 Covid-19 cases reported in Northern Ireland, the highest daily figure since January

Jul 7th 2021, 3:30 PM 19,754 Views 58 Comments

It is the highest daily figure recorded since the beginning of the year.

# vaccines - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 49,051 Views 45 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme
# Rollout Boost
# Rollout Boost

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme

Jul 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 58,714 Views 38 Comments

When the data is transferred to the HSE, the percentage of adults who are fully vaccinated will increase by 0.43%.

# vaccines - Monday 5 July, 2021

Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 38,007 Views 44 Comments

The HSE confirmed that another 343,000 vaccine doses were administered last week.

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says
# Halfway There
# Halfway There

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 16,615 Views 48 Comments

More than 4.3 million Covid jabs have been administered to date, with 49.6% of adults fully vaccinated.

# vaccines - Sunday 4 July, 2021

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,544 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# vaccines - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work
# Financial Incentives
# Financial Incentives

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 32,464 Views 95 Comments

The idea was mooted by a Fianna Fáil TD earlier this week.

# vaccines - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,783 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# vaccines - Thursday 1 July, 2021

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre
# Changing Location
# Changing Location

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre

Jul 1st 2021, 11:54 AM 31,298 Views 28 Comments

It’s anticipated that the move will take place in mid-July.