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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Minister to ask NIAC to consider where family carers fit on vaccine priority list
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Minister to ask NIAC to consider where family carers fit on vaccine priority list

Feb 25th 2021, 8:11 PM 16,052 Views 26 Comments

Donnelly is particularly concerned about the situation for carers of children who are high risk.

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Covid19
# Covid19

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Feb 25th 2021, 7:39 PM 75,161 Views 101 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

# vaccines - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines

Feb 24th 2021, 5:15 PM 30,714 Views 21 Comments

Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive vaccines for free through the initiative.

US regulator says Johnson & Johnson vaccine is 'effective' against Covid-19 and new variants
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US regulator says Johnson & Johnson vaccine is 'effective' against Covid-19 and new variants

Feb 24th 2021, 3:46 PM 19,897 Views 18 Comments

The vaccine is seen as a vital tool in the pandemic.

# vaccines - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:09 PM 37,792 Views 49 Comments

Reuters quoted an EU official in reporting a possible shortfall today.

# vaccines - Monday 22 February, 2021

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April
# Ramp Up
# Ramp Up

100,000 vaccines set to be administered this week as government expects big supply increase from April

Updated Feb 22nd 2021, 11:32 AM 45,351 Views 86 Comments

The health minister has said capacity is being built up to vaccinate 250,000 people a week.

# vaccines - Saturday 20 February, 2021

'The sound of hope': Almost 1,000 over-85s receive Covid-19 vaccines at Helix theatre
# Rolling Out
# Rolling Out

'The sound of hope': Almost 1,000 over-85s receive Covid-19 vaccines at Helix theatre

Feb 20th 2021, 4:40 PM 33,377 Views 77 Comments

Over 100 GP clinics are vaccinating nearly 1,000 patients over 85 at a vaccination centre today.

# vaccines - Friday 19 February, 2021

Poll: Should Ireland introduce vaccine certificates for travel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce vaccine certificates for travel?

Feb 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 74,835 Views 185 Comments

MEP Billy Kelleher says he supports the idea of an “internationally recognisable, interoperable vaccine certificate.”

# vaccines - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could get approved in Europe next month - here's everything you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could get approved in Europe next month - here's everything you need to know

Feb 17th 2021, 4:02 PM 26,516 Views 13 Comments

The Taoiseach said this one-dose jab will be “a big help” in Ireland’s vaccine rollout.

# vaccines - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

HSE drops Carlow hotel as Covid-19 vaccination centre after surprise inclusion on official list
# Seven Oaks Hotel
# Seven Oaks Hotel

HSE drops Carlow hotel as Covid-19 vaccination centre after surprise inclusion on official list

Feb 16th 2021, 8:27 PM 46,371 Views 35 Comments

The Seven Oaks Hotel said today that its use had not been confirmed by the health service.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary applies to EMA for Covid-19 vaccine approval
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary applies to EMA for Covid-19 vaccine approval

Feb 16th 2021, 4:02 PM 24,257 Views 31 Comments

The single-dose vaccine could be approved as early as next month.

Watch: Waterford great-grandmother (93) says it's a 'great feeling' as she gets Covid jab from her GP
# Getting The Jab Done
# Getting The Jab Done

Watch: Waterford great-grandmother (93) says it's a 'great feeling' as she gets Covid jab from her GP

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 2:48 PM 19,525 Views 10 Comments

Some 13,500 people over the age of 85 are due to receive their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the week.

# vaccines - Monday 15 February, 2021

Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'
# EU Vice President
# EU Vice President

Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'

Feb 15th 2021, 10:15 PM 25,951 Views 31 Comments

The EC vice-president said that “we are sorry” in relation to the proposal to trigger Article 16 ahead of an Oireachtas committee appearance.

Over 80,000 set to receive vaccine in 'exciting week' for roll-out
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Over 80,000 set to receive vaccine in 'exciting week' for roll-out

Updated Feb 15th 2021, 3:45 PM 36,809 Views 83 Comments

This week sees the plan moving to the third cohort in the prioritisation list.

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work

Feb 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,259 Views 71 Comments

GPs across the country will administer 12,000 doses of the vaccine this week.

# vaccines - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Donnelly hails 'important week' as GPs and nurses vaccinated ahead of over-85s rollout tomorrow
# Vaccination Centres
# Vaccination Centres

Donnelly hails 'important week' as GPs and nurses vaccinated ahead of over-85s rollout tomorrow

Updated Feb 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 35,577 Views 111 Comments

The Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines are being given at centres in Dublin, Portlaoise, Sligo and Galway this weekend.

UN Security Council to debate challenge of global vaccine access
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

UN Security Council to debate challenge of global vaccine access

Feb 14th 2021, 6:45 AM 5,323 Views 0 Comments

One question that could be considered is whether UN peacekeepers should be declared essential workers and given vaccine priority.

# vaccines - Thursday 11 February, 2021

HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine
# Objections
# Objections

HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 99,769 Views 117 Comments

A GP told Liveline today that he does not refer his patients for Covid tests and will not be administering vaccines.

# vaccines - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,417 Views 48 Comments

The move was quickly reversed after much criticism from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain.

Poll: Should Ireland give their spare doses to other countries after at-risk groups are vaccinated?
# Covax
# Covax

Poll: Should Ireland give their spare doses to other countries after at-risk groups are vaccinated?

Feb 10th 2021, 8:21 AM 49,338 Views 119 Comments

WHO’s Dr David Nabarro told the Oireachtas yesterday that vaccine access “should not be on the basis of geographical location or nationality”.

# vaccines - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Nearly 85,000 people have received their two Covid-19 vaccine doses, latest figures show

Feb 9th 2021, 7:21 PM 20,461 Views 38 Comments

The Covid-19 vaccines available require a two-dose schedule.

# vaccines - Monday 8 February, 2021

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday

Feb 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 28,355 Views 93 Comments

The HSE has said that a further 29,000 vaccines will be administered this week.

# vaccines - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Reid says it's expected all people aged 70 and over to receive first vaccine dose by mid-April

Feb 7th 2021, 1:56 PM 42,748 Views 106 Comments

Speaking to RTÉ’s This Week, the HSE CEO said that vaccinations will start for over 85s from Monday week.

UK urged to share vaccine supplies with Ireland and developing nations
# David Nabarro
# David Nabarro

UK urged to share vaccine supplies with Ireland and developing nations

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 1:05 PM 44,257 Views 110 Comments

Dr David Nabarro encouraged the UK to share excess vaccines with developing countries.

AstraZeneca vaccine is less effective against South African variant, research says
# Oxford
# Oxford

AstraZeneca vaccine is less effective against South African variant, research says

Feb 7th 2021, 9:22 AM 26,982 Views 42 Comments

The company believes the jab is still effective against severe disease caused by the South African variant.

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?

Feb 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,079 Views 0 Comments

The plan for those aged over 70 has changed.

# vaccines - Saturday 6 February, 2021

GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 8:19 AM 47,211 Views 74 Comments

The vast majority of people over 70 will receive their vaccine at a GP surgery.

Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks
# Tony Holohan
# Tony Holohan

Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks

Feb 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 38,011 Views 35 Comments

The CMO’s statement comes after the HSE confirmed earlier this week that 219,200 vaccinations have been administered in Ireland.

# vaccines - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Vaccines: 740 reports of suspected side-effects have been sent to the health products regulator
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccines: 740 reports of suspected side-effects have been sent to the health products regulator

Feb 4th 2021, 6:56 PM 95,487 Views 63 Comments

The HPRA receives these reports from individuals on a voluntary basis.

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 3:19 PM 61,388 Views 73 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines
  • Paul Reid says HSE has "always been clear that the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will have many twists and turns"
  • Varadkar warns rollout among over 70s "may be slower" than originally planned
Explainer: What's happening with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and older people in Ireland?
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Explainer: What's happening with the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine and older people in Ireland?

Feb 4th 2021, 12:15 PM 13,264 Views 4 Comments

The jab has been the subject of ongoing controversies in recent weeks.

Oxford to run trial alternating Covid-19 vaccines
# AstraZenenca
# AstraZenenca

Oxford to run trial alternating Covid-19 vaccines

Feb 4th 2021, 8:35 AM 13,028 Views 2 Comments

The trial will show whether different Covid doses can be used interchangeably to allow greater flexibility in pressured vaccine delivery schedules.

# vaccines - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 7:12 PM 44,008 Views 43 Comments

This follows a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.

GlaxoSmithKline and CureVac to make Covid vaccines targeting new variants
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

GlaxoSmithKline and CureVac to make Covid vaccines targeting new variants

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:08 PM 14,680 Views 6 Comments

The UK-based firm is teaming up with Germany’s CureVac.

A single dose of Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine may reduce transmission by two thirds, study says
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

A single dose of Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine may reduce transmission by two thirds, study says

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:28 AM 22,803 Views 30 Comments

Ireland expects to receive its first shipment of the newly-approved vaccine next week.

Gino Kenny: Vaccinating only those in wealthy countries is counterproductive
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Gino Kenny: Vaccinating only those in wealthy countries is counterproductive

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 15,201 Views 19 Comments

The People Before Profit TD makes the case for the People’s Vaccine, a global campaign to make vaccines available for all.

# vaccines - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Ireland to get first 35,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine next week
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Ireland to get first 35,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine next week

Updated Feb 2nd 2021, 11:20 AM 45,697 Views 100 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that 1.1 million doses of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccines are to be delivered by the end of March.

# vaccines - Monday 1 February, 2021

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
# Article 16
# Article 16

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 23,250 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid-19 vaccines and their roll-out in Ireland?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid-19 vaccines and their roll-out in Ireland?

Feb 1st 2021, 3:43 PM 15,153 Views 0 Comments

With three vaccines now approved for use in the EU – and each reporting supply issues – what do you want to know?

Commission decision to invoke Article 16 without consulting Irish government 'extraordinary'
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Commission decision to invoke Article 16 without consulting Irish government 'extraordinary'

Feb 1st 2021, 11:55 AM 30,798 Views 88 Comments
  • Coveney says the Commission's move was a "costly mistake"
  • NI First Minister Arlene Foster accuses the Commission of committing an 'act of hostility'