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De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
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De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

4 hours ago 18,801 Views 49 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
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Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

Sat 12:35 PM 10,610 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
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Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Sat 11:00 AM 45,016 Views 64 Comments

Flu vaccines usually reduce the risk of infection by 40-60%.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Thu 7:44 AM 25,542 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study
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Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study

Thu 7:43 AM 15,540 Views 9 Comments

The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands.

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says
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Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says

Oct 5th 2021, 4:43 PM 41,321 Views 20 Comments

“We seem to have come close to suppressing what is a very transmissible virus,” he said.

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students
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Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students

Oct 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 13,281 Views 57 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full FDA approval for 16-year-olds and up.

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda
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Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

Sep 28th 2021, 6:05 PM 11,134 Views 21 Comments

The consignment of vaccines will be completed later this week.

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
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Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

Sep 28th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,288 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
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Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,409 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
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Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 8,954 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
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Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:02 PM 30,721 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
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Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,824 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over
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LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over

Sep 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 15,045 Views 31 Comments

Under the proposal, all children attending in-person classes would need to have their first dose by 21 November.

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout
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HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout

Sep 6th 2021, 5:02 PM 9,201 Views 0 Comments

There were calls for clarity at the weekend as some pregnant women tried to get their jab at a walk-in clinic or register through the HSE helpline.

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
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EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,552 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy
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Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy

Sep 1st 2021, 6:07 PM 12,406 Views 4 Comments

This comes after the NIAC made a number of recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer.

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
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Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,177 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
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Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,796 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'
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Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 4:54 PM 50,099 Views 160 Comments
  • The Education Minister says the department is 'following expert medical advice'.
  • Pregnant women in Ireland are advised to wait until 14 weeks before receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Foley says the advice also applies to pregnant women in other professions.
Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests
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Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests

Aug 25th 2021, 7:24 AM 58,026 Views 112 Comments

“Waning protection is to be expected and is not a reason to not get vaccinated,” a professor said.

Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home
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Union reissues call for unvaccinated pregnant teachers to be allowed work from home

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 20,563 Views 76 Comments

The TUI said this situation is causing “severe stress and anxiety” for affected teachers.

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Almost 72,000 in 12-15 age group have received first Covid vaccine dose

Aug 19th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,772 Views 65 Comments

There are 244 patients with Covid-19 in hospital today with 54 of those patients in ICU.

Trudeau calls election as he seeks to capitalise on vaccination success
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Trudeau calls election as he seeks to capitalise on vaccination success

Aug 15th 2021, 6:36 PM 22,000 Views 55 Comments

Trudeau has called for a vote on 20 September as his Liberal Party rides high in the polls

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated
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'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated

Aug 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 34,105 Views 56 Comments

Pregnant people cannot register for a Covid-19 vaccine prior to 14 weeks’ gestation.

Dr Ronan Glynn: Getting the Covid-19 vaccine is like wearing a seatbelt in a car
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Dr Ronan Glynn: Getting the Covid-19 vaccine is like wearing a seatbelt in a car

Aug 11th 2021, 10:24 PM 36,692 Views 83 Comments

The majority of people who die on our roads are wearing a seatbelt – this does not mean seatbelts don’t work, Dr Glynn has argued.

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated
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Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated

Aug 10th 2021, 10:01 PM 25,434 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery will be required to access a range of facilities.

Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week
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Over 700 pharmacies will be administering Pfizer vaccines from this week

Aug 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 29,419 Views 33 Comments

Some 320 pharmacies have already been administering Pfizer vaccines.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?
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Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about vaccine the roll-out to the 12-15 age cohort?

Aug 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 10,821 Views 0 Comments

The portal is due to open for this age group on Thursday.

Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend
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Almost 9,000 people attended walk-in Covid vaccine centres over the weekend

Aug 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 11,624 Views 11 Comments

“We’re on the final leg of the vaccination programme now,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

5,000 people attend walk-in Covid vaccine centres so far this weekend
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5,000 people attend walk-in Covid vaccine centres so far this weekend

Aug 8th 2021, 9:31 AM 23,215 Views 40 Comments

“We’re getting there,” the HSE CEO Paul Reid said.

US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge
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US coronavirus numbers reach winter levels amid Delta surge

Aug 7th 2021, 2:45 PM 29,193 Views 29 Comments

The US was averaging about 11,000 cases a day in late June but the number is now 107,143.

CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated
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CNN fires three employees for coming to work unvaccinated

Aug 6th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,853 Views 73 Comments

CNN President Jeff Zucker said the company has a zero tolerance policy on vaccination.

Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals
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Several instances of unvaccinated pregnant women being treated for Covid-19 in NI hospitals

Aug 6th 2021, 9:42 AM 26,100 Views 39 Comments

The Belfast Trust said some of the women require ventilation.

Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday
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Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday

Aug 5th 2021, 1:27 PM 39,960 Views 135 Comments

NIAC has recommended that people in this age group should be offered an mRNA vaccine.

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
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US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

Aug 5th 2021, 7:06 AM 26,939 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend
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Over 30,000 people attended Covid vaccination walk-in centres at weekend

Aug 3rd 2021, 7:38 AM 21,006 Views 44 Comments

“This initiative makes us beyond proud of younger people,” Paul Reid said.

'Inspiring weekend' for vaccination programme as 18,000 people avail of walk-in centres so far
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'Inspiring weekend' for vaccination programme as 18,000 people avail of walk-in centres so far

Aug 2nd 2021, 10:41 AM 30,638 Views 62 Comments

The 26 centres are open today.

'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents
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'The benefits of vaccination exceed any risk': NIAC's Prof Karina Butler outlines advice to parents

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 7:25 PM 35,382 Views 111 Comments
  • Butler says parents of children with underlying conditions should avail of a Covid vaccine as soon as it is offered
  • Other parents should consider vaccinating their children knowing 'it is effective at preventing Covid'
  • Tony Hololan said that vaccinating children is a separate issue to the return of schools
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 30,324 Views 14 Comments

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

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