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China further relaxes Covid rules after protests
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China further relaxes Covid rules after protests

Fri 7:16 AM 6,304 Views 3 Comments

Several cities have begun loosening restrictions such as moving away from daily mass testing requirements.

# covid-19 - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests
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China signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

Thu 10:37 AM 8,949 Views 4 Comments

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Around 66,000 workers still waiting on €1,000 pandemic bonus payment
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Around 66,000 workers still waiting on €1,000 pandemic bonus payment

Wed 12:41 PM 15,227 Views 18 Comments

The health minister says he hopes the majority of the payments will be made before Christmas.

Twitter lifts policy intended to prevent spread of Covid misinformation
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Twitter lifts policy intended to prevent spread of Covid misinformation

Wed 7:12 AM 9,621 Views 14 Comments

As of September of this year, Twitter had suspended 11,230 accounts under the policy.

Fresh clashes in south China over Covid lockdowns as authorities warn of 'crackdown'
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# Protests

Fresh clashes in south China over Covid lockdowns as authorities warn of 'crackdown'

Wed 7:05 AM 6,146 Views 1 Comment

Anger over China’s zero-Covid policies has been the trigger for the protests.

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy? From TheJournal.ie

'Zero-covid' protests are spreading in China but why is the country persisting with the policy?

Mon 3:48 PM 13,315 Views 8 Comments

China the only major country still pursuing zero covid, a policy that includes snap lockdowns and lengthy quarantines.

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt
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# China

Chinese police arrest protestors and BBC journalist as anti-lockdown protests erupt

Mon 8:28 AM 9,219 Views 12 Comments

Large crowds gathered in Shanghai to protest

Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts
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# China

Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts

Updated Sun 5:24 PM 28,463 Views 18 Comments

China is the last major economy wedded to a zero-Covid strategy.

# covid-19 - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after protests erupt over zero-Covid lockdown
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Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after protests erupt over zero-Covid lockdown

Nov 26th 2022, 3:40 PM 8,950 Views 4 Comments

China is the only major country in the world that still is fighting the pandemic through mass testing and lockdowns.

China expands lockdowns as Covid-19 cases hit daily record
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China expands lockdowns as Covid-19 cases hit daily record

Nov 24th 2022, 9:35 AM 16,705 Views 24 Comments

Officials in the government of Zhengzhou have declared a ‘war of annihilation’ against the virus.

# covid-19 - Last month November 2022

Gemma O'Doherty convicted and fined for breaching Covid regulations
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Gemma O'Doherty convicted and fined for breaching Covid regulations

Nov 16th 2022, 5:16 PM 40,235 Views 0 Comments

She was among a group of people at anti-restrictions protest in the Grand Parade, in Cork city, on the afternoon of 12 December, 2020.

Covid campaigners send message to Matt Hancock in the 'I’m A Celebrity' jungle
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# I'm A Celeb

Covid campaigners send message to Matt Hancock in the 'I’m A Celebrity' jungle

Nov 15th 2022, 4:37 PM 31,845 Views 20 Comments

The plane bearing a 35ft banner circled the Australian camp for two hours.

Injunction sought over use of Covid-19 vaccines on children aged 5-11
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Injunction sought over use of Covid-19 vaccines on children aged 5-11

Nov 14th 2022, 10:00 PM 27,315 Views 0 Comments

The action is opposed by the State and the HSE.

China’s leader Xi to attend G20 and return to international stage amid rising tensions
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China’s leader Xi to attend G20 and return to international stage amid rising tensions

Nov 12th 2022, 7:22 AM 9,435 Views 4 Comments

He will attend the G20 meeting of emerging market nations in Indonesia followed by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Thailand.

Two Dublin women arrested after Dubai trip bid to halt prosecution for Covid quarantine breach
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Two Dublin women arrested after Dubai trip bid to halt prosecution for Covid quarantine breach

Nov 8th 2022, 7:04 PM 39,644 Views 0 Comments

They claim that the charges against them are unconstitutional and that their trials should be halted.

Ryanair returns to profit and doesn't expect to be impacted by cost-of-living crisis
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# Ryanair

Ryanair returns to profit and doesn't expect to be impacted by cost-of-living crisis

Nov 7th 2022, 7:31 AM 14,420 Views 13 Comments

Michael O’Leary said concerns about rising consumer price inflation on Ryanair’s business model ‘have been greatly exaggerated’.

Beijing Marathon returns but China sticks to ‘zero-Covid’
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# China

Beijing Marathon returns but China sticks to ‘zero-Covid’

Nov 6th 2022, 12:25 PM 8,899 Views 0 Comments

A simmering public frustration, which has grown as the rest of the world opens up, has been fuelled by a series of tragic incidents.

# covid-19 - October October 2022

China launches Covid vaccine inhaled through the mouth
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

China launches Covid vaccine inhaled through the mouth

Oct 26th 2022, 9:46 AM 14,280 Views 22 Comments

The vaccine is being offered free of charge as a booster dose for previously vaccinated individuals in Shanghai.

Over 600k avail of flu vaccines as Covid cases dip
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# Winter

Over 600k avail of flu vaccines as Covid cases dip

Updated Oct 25th 2022, 8:37 PM 34,190 Views 30 Comments

Meanwhile, the Department has purchased 15,000 monkeypox vaccines.

Visiting restrictions reinstated at Cork hospital due to Covid-19
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# Visiting Restrictions

Visiting restrictions reinstated at Cork hospital due to Covid-19

Updated Oct 24th 2022, 3:00 PM 17,880 Views 6 Comments

Mercy University Hospital says its current situation is reflective of the increase in cases being experienced nationally.

Trade union asks Health Minister to extend Covid-19 payment to contracted frontline workers
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# Healthcare

Trade union asks Health Minister to extend Covid-19 payment to contracted frontline workers

Oct 21st 2022, 10:24 PM 14,171 Views 7 Comments

The criteria does not currently include workers exployed by external companies.

Mater Hospital gets green light for nine-storey Covid expansion despite An Taisce objection
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# Mater Hospital

Mater Hospital gets green light for nine-storey Covid expansion despite An Taisce objection

Oct 20th 2022, 1:08 PM 18,345 Views 13 Comments

The hospital has said the development will increase its ICU capacity.

World Health Organisation warns Covid is still an international emergency
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World Health Organisation warns Covid is still an international emergency

Oct 19th 2022, 7:24 PM 11,864 Views 13 Comments

The WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, agreed, warning that there were still millions of cases being reported each week

NHS sets up 'war rooms' to cope with difficult winter
# Healthcare
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NHS sets up 'war rooms' to cope with difficult winter

Oct 18th 2022, 10:29 PM 12,376 Views 7 Comments

Britain’s health service is preparing for a winter of flu, Covid and record staff vacancies

Conflict, climate change and pandemic led to boost in Irish foreign aid
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Conflict, climate change and pandemic led to boost in Irish foreign aid

Oct 18th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,444 Views 3 Comments

Last year the Department of Foreign Affairs allotted €967m in overseas development aid.

Scheme to delay businesses repaying Covid debts to Revenue extended until 2024
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# Covid Recovery

Scheme to delay businesses repaying Covid debts to Revenue extended until 2024

Oct 17th 2022, 9:12 PM 10,723 Views 1 Comment

Revenue has pushed the repayment date for warehoused debt out to 1 May 2024.

'Croke Park was set aside to be a field hospital because nobody knew what was coming'
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# After The Storm

'Croke Park was set aside to be a field hospital because nobody knew what was coming'

Oct 16th 2022, 8:00 AM 35,015 Views 3 Comments

A new book about how the world of Gaelic Games battled through the Covid-19 pandemic has just been released.

Covid-19 hospitalisations are rising, so where are we with the virus heading into winter?
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Covid-19 hospitalisations are rising, so where are we with the virus heading into winter?

Updated Oct 14th 2022, 12:13 PM 46,127 Views 44 Comments

The Minister for Health has said there has been a “significant” increase in the number of people in hospital with Covid in recent weeks.

Temporary Covid-19 test centres will be opened this winter, if needed From TheJournal.ie

Temporary Covid-19 test centres will be opened this winter, if needed

Oct 12th 2022, 4:03 PM 15,221 Views 33 Comments

The Department of Health today published its plan for management of Covid-19 this winter.

Govt expects to manage rising Covid-19 cases this winter without restrictions, says Varadkar
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Govt expects to manage rising Covid-19 cases this winter without restrictions, says Varadkar

Oct 11th 2022, 12:18 PM 16,665 Views 37 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar this morning encouraged people to get their booster vaccine.

Debunked: World Economic Forum did not say Covid lockdowns were test for ‘social-credit scheme’
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# Debunked

Debunked: World Economic Forum did not say Covid lockdowns were test for ‘social-credit scheme’

Oct 5th 2022, 2:47 PM 5,544 Views 0 Comments

Irish social media users shared a headline from a fake news site

HSE launches winter vaccination programme with flu and Covid-19 jabs
# The Needle Has Landed
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# The Needle Has Landed

HSE launches winter vaccination programme with flu and Covid-19 jabs

Oct 3rd 2022, 7:30 AM 26,739 Views 10 Comments

The HSE is inviting eligible groups to get their flu jab and their Covid-19 booster.

# covid-19 - September September 2022

Higher illness benefit for workers absent with Covid-19 ends today
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Higher illness benefit for workers absent with Covid-19 ends today

Sep 30th 2022, 7:47 AM 9,817 Views 3 Comments

The Enhanced Illness Benefit was introduced during the pandemic for who had to self isolate or restrict their movements due to the virus.

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter
# Immunology
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# Immunology

Explainer: What you need to know about the new adapted Covid vaccines heading into winter

Sep 26th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,539 Views 26 Comments

Professor of Immunology Christine Loscher says the new jabs work ‘specifically against Omicron’.

Irish head of emergencies at WHO reveals he received death threats during pandemic
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# Mike Ryan

Irish head of emergencies at WHO reveals he received death threats during pandemic

Sep 21st 2022, 11:42 AM 15,608 Views 9 Comments

The Sligo-born doctor said that he may have post-traumatic stress disorder.

47 people charged in Minnesota over $240 million Covid relief fraud scheme
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# Fraud

47 people charged in Minnesota over $240 million Covid relief fraud scheme

Sep 20th 2022, 9:59 PM 15,693 Views 0 Comments

The defendants face charges ranging from wire fraud to federal programmes bribery to money laundering.

New Omicron-specific vaccines to be rolled out as boosters from next month, Health Minister says
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# Vaccine Rollout

New Omicron-specific vaccines to be rolled out as boosters from next month, Health Minister says

Sep 16th 2022, 7:18 PM 19,518 Views 21 Comments

Anyone who is eligible for both a flu vaccine and a Covid booster vaccine can receive them at the same time from next month.

€100,000 to be given to families of healthcare staff who died due to Covid-19 through work
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€100,000 to be given to families of healthcare staff who died due to Covid-19 through work

Sep 13th 2022, 7:04 PM 21,738 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Health said the scheme “offers some support from the state to provide for the family’s needs”.

EU medicines watchdog approves vaccine targeting Omicron sub-variants
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EU medicines watchdog approves vaccine targeting Omicron sub-variants

Sep 12th 2022, 8:16 PM 12,167 Views 7 Comments

European nations have been keen to rush through the new generation of jabs so they can start booster campaigns ahead of a feared Covid surge in the latter part of this year.

China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine
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China approves world's first inhalable Covid-19 vaccine

Sep 6th 2022, 12:48 PM 10,091 Views 6 Comments

Scientists in several countries including Cuba, Canada and the United States are also trialling inhalable Covid-19 vaccines.

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