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Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval
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Tánaiste says NIAC could approve Pfizer jab for 5-11 age group in coming days, following EMA approval

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 7:00 PM 43,438 Views 186 Comments
  • The rollout of the vaccine to this age group in Ireland may not happen until next year.
  • The EMA has said a study showed 90.7% efficacy among the age group.
  • The dose recommended is lower than for children aged 12 and older.
EMA approves two new antibody treatments to stop Covid-19 patients developing symptoms
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EMA approves two new antibody treatments to stop Covid-19 patients developing symptoms

Nov 11th 2021, 6:25 PM 17,667 Views 14 Comments

The move adds to the European Union’s toolbox of drugs.

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug
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EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug

Oct 25th 2021, 2:41 PM 27,088 Views 35 Comments

The move comes two weeks after Merck applied for emergency use in the US of the anti-coronavirus drug.

Donnelly says he would like to see healthcare workers get the green light for the booster jab
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Donnelly says he would like to see healthcare workers get the green light for the booster jab

Oct 20th 2021, 3:59 PM 10,666 Views 12 Comments

The booster shots for the over 60s will begin ‘imminently’, said the minister.

Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19
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Here is the current guidance on vaccinating children against Covid-19

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 30,368 Views 14 Comments

Niac is expected to issue guidance to the Government and HSE this week.

EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds
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EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds

Jul 23rd 2021, 4:50 PM 20,544 Views 58 Comments

It is the first time the shot has been authorised for people under 18.

EU watchdog reviewing Janssen vaccine data after US regulator warns of rare neurological reaction
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EU watchdog reviewing Janssen vaccine data after US regulator warns of rare neurological reaction

Jul 13th 2021, 1:47 PM 39,116 Views 68 Comments

US experts said there had been reports of people who had the jab developing Guillain-Barre syndrome.

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,443 Views 41 Comments

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

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says
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Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says

May 17th 2021, 10:15 PM 15,852 Views 11 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said this could improve the flexibility in countries’ vaccine rollout.

EU regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as 'very rare side effect' of J&J vaccine
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EU regulator says unusual blood clots should be listed as 'very rare side effect' of J&J vaccine

Apr 20th 2021, 3:24 PM 21,759 Views 28 Comments
  • Unusual blood clots should be listed as "very rare side effects" - but the "overall benefits" of the vaccine in preventing Covid-19 outweigh the risks.
  • Eight rare blood clots with low levels of blood platelets were recorded among over 7 million doses of the J&J vaccine administered in the US.
  • The statement by the EMA is similar to its conclusion for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine - which NIAC decided to limit to those aged over 60.
EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses
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EMA decision on Johnson & Johnson will influence whether Ireland spaces out Pfizer vaccine doses

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 2:28 PM 35,476 Views 22 Comments

It follows concerns that the vaccine could be linked to extremely rare blood clots.

Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data
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Decision on J&J one-shot dose expected on Tuesday as EMA assesses blood clot data

Apr 19th 2021, 12:25 PM 14,266 Views 17 Comments

The rollout of the one-shot dose was paused in the United States after six rare blood clots were identified post-vaccination.

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine
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UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 163,712 Views 44 Comments

Several European countries have paused the use of the jab.

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute
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The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute

Mar 26th 2021, 2:54 PM 26,824 Views 24 Comments

The Dutch plant has been at the centre of a bitter spat between the UK and the EU over AstraZeneca’s vaccine production shortfall.

EU medicine regulator evaluating Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use in Europe
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EU medicine regulator evaluating Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use in Europe

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:03 PM 36,974 Views 69 Comments

The EMA has also been in touch with representatives of the Chinese Sinopharm jab.

HSE will 'immediately endeavour' to begin using AstraZeneca jab again if EMA gives all clear
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HSE will 'immediately endeavour' to begin using AstraZeneca jab again if EMA gives all clear

Updated Mar 18th 2021, 10:24 AM 28,749 Views 50 Comments

The agency is holding an extraordinary meeting to finalise its conclusions on the blood clot issue. A number of countries across Europe, including Ireland, paused use of the vaccine in recent days.

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
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EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,275 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency
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The single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency

Mar 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 69,173 Views 92 Comments
  • The is the fourth coronavirus vaccine given the green light by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • The vaccine data was "robust and met the criteria for efficacy, safety and quality"
  • Ireland is set to received 600,000 initial doses but that could be hampered by supply issues
AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency
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AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency

Mar 10th 2021, 7:54 PM 29,813 Views 32 Comments

Austria announced it would stop using doses from an AstraZenca batch after the 49-year-old nurse died.

Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval
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Covid-19: EMA to review Russian-developed vaccine as part of first step towards EU approval

Mar 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 13,314 Views 25 Comments

Russia said it is ready to provide vaccines for 50 million Europeans.

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

Feb 16th 2021, 4:02 PM 24,286 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 7:12 PM 44,829 Views 43 Comments

This follows a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.

European Medicines Agency confirms no deaths have been linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine
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European Medicines Agency confirms no deaths have been linked to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

Jan 29th 2021, 4:57 PM 11,981 Views 3 Comments

It followed reports in recent weeks that people had died after receiving the vaccine.

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'
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European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'

Jan 26th 2021, 4:50 PM 13,201 Views 19 Comments

Despite the supply issues, a European approval for the Astrazeneca vaccine this Friday will pave the way for its rollout in Ireland.

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
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EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

Jan 15th 2021, 12:25 PM 9,936 Views 7 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January
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EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 6:05 PM 18,043 Views 16 Comments

The date for a decision had been 12 January.

EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month
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EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month

Dec 10th 2020, 4:31 PM 12,495 Views 8 Comments

A decision on the approval of the Pfizer/BioNtech is due on 29 December.

European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack
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European Medicines Agency says it has been targeted in cyber attack

Dec 9th 2020, 6:57 PM 13,272 Views 4 Comments

The agency says it has launched a full investigation.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines?
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Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines?

Dec 5th 2020, 10:30 AM 12,117 Views 0 Comments

The HSE expects Ireland’s vaccination programme to begin in January.

MS drug pulled from Irish and EU market after 12 patients worldwide suffer 'serious brain disorders'
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MS drug pulled from Irish and EU market after 12 patients worldwide suffer 'serious brain disorders'

Mar 8th 2018, 10:07 PM 50,054 Views 28 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the immediate suspension and recall of Zinbryta.

Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today
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Epilepsy drug which has left 400 Irish children with disabilities to come under EU review today

Sep 26th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,636 Views 8 Comments

An Irish woman whose three children have disabilities will give evidence at a public hearing today.

So, Ron Burgundy hung out with Daft Punk over the weekend
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So, Ron Burgundy hung out with Daft Punk over the weekend

Nov 11th 2013, 7:12 AM 1,910 Views 0 Comments

By the beard of Zeus!

Ronan Keating's hair! And other things that happened at the '99 EMAs in Dublin
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Ronan Keating's hair! And other things that happened at the '99 EMAs in Dublin

Sep 17th 2013, 4:27 PM 2,622 Views 0 Comments

Nice lipstick Ronan.

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare
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Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare

Jan 7th 2012, 10:19 AM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

The IMB has revealed that the Harley Medical Group failed to communicate properly with their patients over the faulty PIP breast implants.

Watch: Hotel staff struggle to keep Bieber fans out as MTV hits Belfast
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Watch: Hotel staff struggle to keep Bieber fans out as MTV hits Belfast

Nov 6th 2011, 3:31 PM 1,470 Views 12 Comments

Music fans have overtaken Belfast as the MTV Europe Music Awards come to the city. Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Snow Patrol will all perform tonight.