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From TheJournal.ie Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll Survey

Nearly 70% of people would take a Covid-19 vaccine, according to new poll

The poll surveyed 2,000 people in July.

From TheJournal.ie WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus Dr Tedros

WHO says there may never be a 'silver bullet' for new coronavirus

WHO director-general Dr Tedros urged governments to focus on testing, distancing, and face masks.

From TheJournal.ie UK govt signs deal with GSK and Sanofi for 60 million doses of potential Covid-19 vaccine Vaccine

UK govt signs deal with GSK and Sanofi for 60 million doses of potential Covid-19 vaccine

UK government agreements are now in place for 250 million doses of potential vaccines.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of volunteers begin tests of US government’s Covid-19 vaccine Coronavirus

Thousands of volunteers begin tests of US government’s Covid-19 vaccine

It is one of several candidates to find a cure for the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, the HSE has not banned a Covid-19 treatment in order to later 'push' a vaccine Coronavirus

Debunked: No, the HSE has not banned a Covid-19 treatment in order to later 'push' a vaccine

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that medications which ‘cure’ the virus have been banned in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How close is a Covid-19 vaccine? Podcast

The Explainer: How close is a Covid-19 vaccine?

We speak to one of the Oxford researchers working on a vaccine that has seen good results so far.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial SARS-CoV-2

Coronavirus: Vaccine found to be 'safe and induces an immune reaction' in early stages of UK trial

Researchers at Oxford University described the results as encouraging but said “there is still much work to be done”.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly three-quarters of Irish people say they would 'likely' get Covid-19 vaccine Survey

Nearly three-quarters of Irish people say they would 'likely' get Covid-19 vaccine

That’s according to a new survey carried out for the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association.

From TheJournal.ie Antibody test to identify 'immune' individuals to get government funding boost Covid-19

Antibody test to identify 'immune' individuals to get government funding boost

Those that are ‘immune’ could therefore be safe to return to work.

From TheJournal.ie Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn Flu Season

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics Factcheck

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

From TheJournal.ie Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions Mumps

Rate of mumps infection declined significantly in April due to Covid restrictions

A spike in the number of people presenting with the highly infectious condition started in late 2018.

From TheJournal.ie US drugmaker reports promising early results from Covid-19 vaccine test Promising

US drugmaker reports promising early results from Covid-19 vaccine test

Moderna, which was founded nine years ago, said the vaccine “was generally safe and well-tolerated”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before' Vaccine

Trump says he hopes for Covid-19 vaccine by end of year or 'maybe before'

The timeline projected by Trump is more optimistic than what Europe foresees.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021 Social Distancing

Most Irish people don't expect a 'return to normality' until 2021

Seven in 10 people think we’ll have some form of social distancing in place until at least June 2021.

From TheJournal.ie Chief of French pharma company under fire for saying the US gets priority access to Covid-19 vaccine Vaccine

Chief of French pharma company under fire for saying the US gets priority access to Covid-19 vaccine

President Emmanuel Macron’s office said it would hold talks with Sanofi executives next week.

From TheJournal.ie US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder' Big Pharma

Call for Covid-19 vaccine to be free so it's 'not auctioned off to the highest bidder'

Oxfam has warned that rich countries and industry could prevent or delay the vaccine from reaching vulnerable people.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland commits €18 million as part of global effort to tackle Covid-19 Vaccine

Ireland commits €18 million as part of global effort to tackle Covid-19

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the funding today.

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone Covid-19

Pharmacists call for flu vaccine to be free for everyone

The Irish Pharmacy Union has said a plan must be developed to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed next winter, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’ according to Irish health association

Several biopharmaceutical companies have medicines in various stages of development.

From TheJournal.ie Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial Oxford

Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial

Researchers from the University of Oxford administered the first doses today.

From The42 'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis Covid-19

'Personally I am opposed to vaccination': Djokovic casts doubt over his return to tennis

The world number one says his opposition to vaccination might be a problem once tennis resumes.

From TheJournal.ie 'Long shots': UK top advisor dampens expectations as Oxford's clinical trial for vaccine to begin Coronavirus

'Long shots': UK top advisor dampens expectations as Oxford's clinical trial for vaccine to begin

The lead researcher on the Oxford team said the prospects are “very good” ahead of the vaccine trials.

From TheJournal.ie Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says Coronavirus

Only a vaccine can bring 'normalcy' back to the world, UN chief says

Antonio Guterres says it is hoped there will be a vaccine available by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say Covid-19

Periods of social distancing may be needed into 2022, Harvard researchers say

The researchers assume that Covid-19 will become seasonal, but say much remains unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

From TheJournal.ie Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed Coronavirus

Repurposed drugs may be a 'cheap option' to treat Covid-19 patients until a vaccine is developed

A study has shown that a vaccine to protect against SARS-CoV2 may be 12-18 months away from development.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine Shot In The Arm

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

From TheJournal.ie University researchers in Belfast have been awarded a grant to find a Covid-19 treatment Vaccine

University researchers in Belfast have been awarded a grant to find a Covid-19 treatment

The funding grant has been awarded as one of several projects that will receive part of a €21.5 million fund.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed Coronavirus

Here are the potential Covid-19 vaccine and treatment options being developed

The World Health Organization has said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO Covid-19

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

A candidate vaccine could be “around 16 weeks from now”, but months of testing would be needed after that.

From TheJournal.ie 'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018 Vaccines

'Losing our measles-free status is a real threat': No drop off in measles rate after cases tripled in 2018

There were 80 reported measles cases in Ireland in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating' Flu Jab

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'

The latest figures show that the flu rate has spiked.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks' Cold Snap

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines Mandatory Vaccinations This post contains videos

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

From TheJournal.ie Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets Vaccine

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week Vaccination

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status Vaccine

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

From TheJournal.ie First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic' STI

First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'

An early stage clinical trial proved successful but a vaccine will not be on the market anytime soon.

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