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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far
# Side Effects
# Side Effects

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far

Apr 8th 2021, 2:54 PM 21,416 Views 16 Comments

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee is to decide if further advice needs to be issued about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

NPHET meets to discuss 'vaccine bonus' and advice around healthcare workers who refuse jab
# Covid19
# Covid19

NPHET meets to discuss 'vaccine bonus' and advice around healthcare workers who refuse jab

Apr 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 43,718 Views 93 Comments

Proposals under consideration today include fully vaccinated people no longer having to restrict their movements after being identified as a close contact.

# vaccines - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 30,488 Views 88 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

Almost 4 million vaccine deliveries expected before July as booking portal opens in two weeks
# Rolling Out
# Rolling Out

Almost 4 million vaccine deliveries expected before July as booking portal opens in two weeks

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 2:55 PM 66,049 Views 44 Comments
  • Today marks 100 days of Ireland's vaccination programme
  • 3.9 million doses expected by 30 June
  • HSE vaccine portal will open in the week starting 19 April
  • Those aged 65-69 (Cohort 6) will be able to book their jabs
Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 8:55 AM 28,328 Views 138 Comments

The conferences of the country’s three teacher trade unions are continuing today.

Australia blames EU supply issues for slow vaccine rollout
# Scott Morrison
# Scott Morrison

Australia blames EU supply issues for slow vaccine rollout

Apr 7th 2021, 7:28 AM 21,564 Views 70 Comments

Scott Morrison blamed “strict export controls” introduced by the European Commission.

All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces

Apr 7th 2021, 7:19 AM 13,427 Views 19 Comments

That is about two weeks earlier than Biden’s previously announced 1 May deadline.

# vaccines - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine trial in children paused while regulators look into rare blood clot reports in adults
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine trial in children paused while regulators look into rare blood clot reports in adults

Apr 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 17,729 Views 31 Comments

Officials said that “no safety concerns” have been identified in the trial itself.

# vaccines - Monday 5 April, 2021

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns

Apr 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 29,199 Views 65 Comments

Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said they would need ‘enormous scrutiny’.

# vaccines - Sunday 4 April, 2021

INTO says teachers and guards 'could be vaccinated in four days' as unions push for twin-track jabs
# Priority Plan
# Priority Plan

INTO says teachers and guards 'could be vaccinated in four days' as unions push for twin-track jabs

Apr 4th 2021, 2:34 PM 44,677 Views 192 Comments

Unions want frontline workers to be be vaccinated alongside older age groups.

# vaccines - Friday 2 April, 2021

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

China to vaccinate entire city of 300,000 people in five days after Covid outbreak

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:33 AM 34,958 Views 51 Comments

16 cases have been confirmed in Ruili since Tuesday.

'It's brilliant for the town': All over 70s and vulnerable groups set to be fully vaccinated in Sneem
# Moderna
# Moderna

'It's brilliant for the town': All over 70s and vulnerable groups set to be fully vaccinated in Sneem

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 32,464 Views 38 Comments

The local health centre in the Kerry town received an unexpectedly large shipment of the Moderna vaccine in February.

# vaccines - Thursday 1 April, 2021

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule
# Queue
# Queue

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule

Apr 1st 2021, 3:47 PM 19,578 Views 24 Comments

Details of a review into the Beacon Hosptial’s vaccine allocation are being finalised today.

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out

Apr 1st 2021, 11:02 AM 40,564 Views 108 Comments

Donnelly told the Dáil he is “reluctant” to give specific estimates on vaccine deliveries.

# vaccines - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 4:05 PM 17,783 Views 41 Comments

The company now plans to submit applications to regulators for approval in this age group.

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April
# General Public
# General Public

Portal to book vaccine appointment due to go live in April

Mar 31st 2021, 2:32 PM 33,820 Views 43 Comments

The biggest factor in mortality and severe illness from Covid-19 is age, said the Taoiseach.

'This will benefit everyone': Health Minister suggests new vaccine plan may allow quicker reopening of society
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'This will benefit everyone': Health Minister suggests new vaccine plan may allow quicker reopening of society

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 2:05 PM 28,396 Views 39 Comments
  • Stephen Donnelly says programme should vaccinate population in the shortest possible time-frame
  • Minister willing to meet with teachers' and garda unions to explain changes
  • 'Indicative timelines' outlining when groups could be vaccinated expected in coming weeks
'Sucker punch': Unions criticise new vaccine strategy but Varadkar says decision based 'on the science'
# Vaccine Strategy
# Vaccine Strategy

'Sucker punch': Unions criticise new vaccine strategy but Varadkar says decision based 'on the science'

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 8:34 AM 44,433 Views 158 Comments

Last night, the Tánaiste said that the previous strategy might have slowed the vaccine programme down.

# vaccines - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Explainer: Gardaí and teachers unhappy as Ireland dumps vaccine roll-out plan to follow aged-based UK model
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Explainer: Gardaí and teachers unhappy as Ireland dumps vaccine roll-out plan to follow aged-based UK model

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 9:37 PM 80,557 Views 132 Comments

The overhaul of the vaccine categories follows recommendations from NIAC.

What's changing, when? Key dates for April and May as Taoiseach announces a 'cautious' reopening
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

What's changing, when? Key dates for April and May as Taoiseach announces a 'cautious' reopening

Mar 30th 2021, 7:32 PM 133,985 Views 147 Comments
  • Taoiseach: Close to 1 million vaccine doses will have been administered by the end of next week, and 3 million by the end of May.
  • A household will be allowed to meet up with one other household for socialising from 12 April - but not in private gardens.
  • Zoos, wildlife parks, outdoor tennis and golf will return from 26 April - with other restrictions possibly eased from May.
Fully vaccinated people from two households now allowed to meet indoors without masks or distancing
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Fully vaccinated people from two households now allowed to meet indoors without masks or distancing

Mar 30th 2021, 6:46 PM 24,919 Views 46 Comments

This measure takes effect immediately.

Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital
# St Gerard's
# St Gerard's

Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 4:14 PM 76,794 Views 62 Comments

The Beacon has ordered a review after teachers from a fee-paying school were inoculated at its vaccination centre.

# vaccines - Monday 29 March, 2021

Johnson & Johnson to deliver vaccine to Europe from 19 April
# You Only Get One Shot
# You Only Get One Shot

Johnson & Johnson to deliver vaccine to Europe from 19 April

Mar 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 106,517 Views 29 Comments

Ireland is due to receive 600,000 doses of the one-shot vaccine between April and June.

Beacon Hospital 'unreservedly apologises' after vaccine controversy, orders independent review
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Beacon Hospital 'unreservedly apologises' after vaccine controversy, orders independent review

Mar 29th 2021, 7:29 PM 68,779 Views 167 Comments

The hospital was heavily criticised for giving jabs to teachers at a private school in Co Wicklow last week.

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective
# MRNA Vaccines
# MRNA Vaccines

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective

Mar 29th 2021, 4:51 PM 21,924 Views 11 Comments

In further encouraging news, one dose of either vaccine resulted in 80% protection against infection.

Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre
# Flipping The Script
# Flipping The Script

Belfast's SSE Arena makes the switch from concert venue to 40,000 shots-a-week vaccine centre

Mar 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,065 Views 10 Comments

The arena floor has the capacity for 60 separate vaccine stations.

# vaccines - Friday 26 March, 2021

Gardaí now allowed to accept surplus vaccines if offered by HSE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Gardaí now allowed to accept surplus vaccines if offered by HSE

Mar 26th 2021, 10:47 PM 77,667 Views 85 Comments

It follows uncertainty about when gardaí will be vaccinated.

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 8:22 PM 194,901 Views 462 Comments
  • The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".
EU says AstraZeneca must 'catch up' on vaccine deliveries
# Vaccine Row
# Vaccine Row

EU says AstraZeneca must 'catch up' on vaccine deliveries

Mar 26th 2021, 6:57 AM 12,198 Views 23 Comments

Some leaders stressed that an embargo should be a last resort if negotiations for a better way of sharing vaccine production come up short.

# vaccines - Thursday 25 March, 2021

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,440 Views 19 Comments

What’s going on? We take a look in this week’s episode.

# vaccines - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

EU tightens Covid vaccine export rules, union and UK pledge to seek 'win-win' in jab dispute
# Vaccine Row
# Vaccine Row

EU tightens Covid vaccine export rules, union and UK pledge to seek 'win-win' in jab dispute

Mar 24th 2021, 8:22 PM 16,298 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission said it would weigh how needy countries are, in terms of infection rates and how many vaccines they have.

# vaccines - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated
# Reopening
# Reopening

Denmark announces plans to reopen society once all over 50s vaccinated

Mar 23rd 2021, 11:38 AM 40,038 Views 84 Comments

In Denmark, 5.4% of the population has currently been fully vaccinated.

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 25,501 Views 55 Comments

The European Union has been criticised at home and abroad for the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

# vaccines - Monday 22 March, 2021

British papers warn of 'vaccine war' as EU-UK stand-off becomes increasingly tense
# At Arm's Length
# At Arm's Length

British papers warn of 'vaccine war' as EU-UK stand-off becomes increasingly tense

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:59 AM 37,175 Views 103 Comments

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has raised the option of an export ban.

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:10 AM 15,425 Views 22 Comments

The US-led study found no increased risk of blood clots.

EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July
# Thierry Breton
# Thierry Breton

EU commissioner says Europe can achieve herd immunity by July

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:51 AM 18,495 Views 11 Comments

Several European countries have started reimposing restrictions as they contend with surging coronavirus infections.

# vaccines - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Nearly 2.8 million people in England received a Covid-19 vaccine in the last week
# Record Numbers
# Record Numbers

Nearly 2.8 million people in England received a Covid-19 vaccine in the last week

Mar 20th 2021, 4:10 PM 25,328 Views 71 Comments

More than 600,000 doses were administered yesterday.

# vaccines - Friday 19 March, 2021

AstraZeneca: NPHET says use of Covid-19 vaccine can resume in Ireland
# AstraZenenca
# AstraZenenca

AstraZeneca: NPHET says use of Covid-19 vaccine can resume in Ireland

Updated Mar 19th 2021, 7:59 PM 50,827 Views 63 Comments

The restart of the vaccine was considered by Irish health authorities after the decision by the European Medicines Agency.

Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Ambassador says Russia 'ready to help' Ireland with vaccine supply

Mar 19th 2021, 2:59 PM 40,275 Views 63 Comments

Yuriy Filatov told a Limerick TD his government has not been approached by Irish authorities about ordering the Sputnik V vaccine.

Poll: Would you take a non-EMA approved vaccine?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take a non-EMA approved vaccine?

Mar 19th 2021, 9:46 AM 38,115 Views 76 Comments

The Russian Ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov said Ireland has yet to ask for supplies of Sputnik V.