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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?

Jul 1st 2021, 8:06 AM 61,423 Views 155 Comments

A TD has called on the government to give €150 each person born since 1996 to entice them to get vaccinated.

# vaccines - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?

Jun 30th 2021, 1:45 PM 24,695 Views 106 Comments

The government is to consider adapting the EU’s international travel cert for use in indoor dining.

# vaccines - Monday 28 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 10:12 PM 72,060 Views 82 Comments

Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.

# vaccines - Friday 25 June, 2021

Taoiseach says young people should be vaccinated ‘more quickly’ with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Taoiseach says young people should be vaccinated ‘more quickly’ with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson

Jun 25th 2021, 12:42 PM 30,178 Views 67 Comments

The Taoiseach said it is positive that the Delta variant is not having the same impact on hospitalisations in Portugal as other variants.

# vaccines - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

Jun 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 18,128 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

# vaccines - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar
# Over 18s
# Over 18s

Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar

Jun 23rd 2021, 2:15 PM 24,996 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there is engagement with NIAC over this consideration.

# vaccines - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says

Jun 22nd 2021, 8:50 PM 53,318 Views 52 Comments

The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.

# vaccines - Monday 21 June, 2021

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

Jun 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 21,775 Views 70 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

# vaccines - Saturday 19 June, 2021

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Jun 19th 2021, 12:44 PM 29,600 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

# vaccines - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,584 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

# vaccines - Monday 14 June, 2021

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Jun 14th 2021, 7:32 AM 30,101 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

# vaccines - Sunday 13 June, 2021

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

Jun 13th 2021, 2:53 PM 7,326 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

# vaccines - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE
# Honours
# Honours

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE

Jun 12th 2021, 8:04 AM 34,827 Views 47 Comments

Adrian Hill emphasised the need to be prepared for other outbreaks.

# vaccines - Friday 11 June, 2021

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,236 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

# vaccines - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,840 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# vaccines - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
# England
# England

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s

Jun 8th 2021, 10:39 PM 25,782 Views 5 Comments

NHS England said the National Booking Service had 493,000 appointments reserved by midday today.

# vaccines - Monday 7 June, 2021

Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents
# Jab
# Jab

Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents

Jun 7th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,700 Views 3 Comments

A clinical trial found the vaccine was safe and effective in teenagers.

# vaccines - Friday 4 June, 2021

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight
# Rollout
# Rollout

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight

Jun 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 25,972 Views 23 Comments

It’s hoped that the change will allow more people to be vaccinated sooner, but the exact timing depends on supply of the vaccine.

# vaccines - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
# Covax
# Covax

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:27 PM 12,310 Views 7 Comments

The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection
# Immunity
# Immunity

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 24,821 Views 35 Comments

Increasing the period of presumptive immunity from six to nine months would have “widespread positive implications for people”.

# vaccines - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:46 PM 44,551 Views 69 Comments

Changes to how the vaccine is used will be contingent on receiving supply.

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,440 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# vaccines - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines

Jun 1st 2021, 7:53 AM 47,934 Views 63 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said this latest development will help people who live far away from vaccine centres.

# vaccines - Monday 31 May, 2021

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver
# IP Waiver
# IP Waiver

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver

May 31st 2021, 11:02 PM 24,822 Views 9 Comments

India and South Africa came forward with the original idea to waive intellectual property on Covid-19 vaccines.

The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday
# Online Portal
# Online Portal

The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday

May 31st 2021, 2:58 PM 65,655 Views 58 Comments

Vaccination of this age cohort is set to begin in the middle of June.

# vaccines - Friday 28 May, 2021

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15

May 28th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,224 Views 6 Comments

The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.

# vaccines - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
# Hackers
# Hackers

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 30,108 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

# vaccines - Saturday 22 May, 2021

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
# NHS
# NHS

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,289 Views 36 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack

May 22nd 2021, 9:30 AM 37,745 Views 44 Comments

If there are no further supply problems or safety concerns, Ireland is still firmly on track to hit that 80% target in early July.

# vaccines - Friday 21 May, 2021

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# VHI
# VHI

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

May 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 18,994 Views 0 Comments

The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

# vaccines - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Covid vaccination programme opens to people aged 25-29 in the North
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid vaccination programme opens to people aged 25-29 in the North

May 20th 2021, 6:50 AM 10,557 Views 23 Comments

The extension comes as Northern Ireland reached the 1million landmark figure for those who have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

# vaccines - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Pfizer to begin manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine components in Ireland by end of the year
# Grange Castle
# Grange Castle

Pfizer to begin manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine components in Ireland by end of the year

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:08 PM 25,214 Views 48 Comments

$40 million will be invested in the plant in Grange Castle and 75 additional staff will be hired.

# vaccines - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab
# Progress
# Progress

More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab

Updated May 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 32,098 Views 46 Comments

Almost two in every five adults in Northern Ireland is fully vaccinated.

Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49
# Rollout
# Rollout

Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49

May 18th 2021, 1:34 PM 69,937 Views 51 Comments

The HSE expects that some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose before the end of the month.

# vaccines - Monday 17 May, 2021

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine

Updated May 17th 2021, 1:00 PM 90,671 Views 78 Comments

The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.

# vaccines - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials

May 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 16,646 Views 0 Comments

All four vaccines approved for use in Ireland have been tested on animals as well as humans.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July

May 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 51,286 Views 45 Comments

Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.

# vaccines - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
# Milestone
# Milestone

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

May 13th 2021, 2:51 PM 25,275 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

# vaccines - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
# Rhodes To Freedom
# Rhodes To Freedom

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

May 11th 2021, 7:31 PM 15,843 Views 11 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,606 Views 25 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.