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Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, study finds
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Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, study finds

Jun 24th 2022, 8:04 AM 11,443 Views 35 Comments

Covid has officially killed more than 6.3 million people globally.

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox
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EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox

Jun 14th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,869 Views 11 Comments

The jabs are authorised for use against smallpox, but officials say they will also work against the monkeypox virus too.

Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation
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Survey shows 1 in 10 people in Ireland blamed Covid-19 symptoms on 5G radiation

Jun 1st 2022, 11:02 AM 16,760 Views 52 Comments

Young people, religious people, and those with fewer educational qualifications were the most likely to believe this.

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
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UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

May 24th 2022, 9:40 PM 14,732 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'
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HSE vaccine lead: 'Plans in development for autumn booster as well as winter emergencies'

May 14th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,148 Views 19 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion gave The Journal’s Coronavirus Newsletter an insight into the next stages of the vaccine rollout.

US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine
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US drug regulator limits use of J&J Covid vaccine

May 6th 2022, 8:41 AM 19,212 Views 7 Comments

The single shot vaccine is less protective than those developed by Pfizer and Moderna.

EU watchdog assesses Moderna vaccine for under-fives
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EU watchdog assesses Moderna vaccine for under-fives

May 5th 2022, 3:25 PM 6,803 Views 18 Comments

The EMA has so far approved five vaccines for use in the EU.

Boost for unvaccinated NBA star as New York relaxes rules
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Boost for unvaccinated NBA star as New York relaxes rules

Mar 24th 2022, 9:30 PM 1,895 Views 2 Comments

Kyrie Irving has not played any home games for the Nets this year

Online booking opens for 5-11 year olds as just over one fifth have received Covid vaccine
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Online booking opens for 5-11 year olds as just over one fifth have received Covid vaccine

Feb 20th 2022, 7:15 AM 16,400 Views 27 Comments

The HSE said a number of children in this age group had Covid over the Christmas period, but they are now eligible for their jab.

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'
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New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'

Feb 9th 2022, 9:40 AM 11,107 Views 33 Comments

Several hundred protesters have pitched tents and are refusing to leave.

Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation
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Hundreds march in Dublin calling for end to Covid-19 legislation

Jan 22nd 2022, 4:31 PM 62,763 Views 97 Comments

Protesters marched from Parnell Square to the GPO this afternoon.

FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?
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FactCheck: Did a study say anyone who's had a cold is sufficiently protected against Covid-19?

Jan 21st 2022, 1:00 PM 24,384 Views 0 Comments

We test claims from Irish website The Liberal that a study implies ‘vaccines were never required to begin with’.

Debunked: No, this politician didn't fake his Covid vaccine booster
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Debunked: No, this politician didn't fake his Covid vaccine booster

Jan 19th 2022, 12:08 PM 2,115 Views 0 Comments

Social media claims this photo shows the cap was on the needle, meaning the injection didn’t happen.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,549 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Children aged 5-11 can get the Covid-19 vaccine from today
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Children aged 5-11 can get the Covid-19 vaccine from today

Jan 8th 2022, 1:15 PM 28,728 Views 203 Comments

Health authorities are encouraging parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated.

Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga
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Melbourne 'maggot-fame hotel' at centre of Djokovic vaccine saga

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 3:09 PM 63,704 Views 36 Comments

The nine-time Australian Open champion has been stripped of his entry visa by border control agents.

HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11
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HSE opens Covid vaccine registration for all children aged 5-11

Jan 3rd 2022, 9:50 AM 31,166 Views 126 Comments

The HSE said appointments are expected to be offered soon after registration.

Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11
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Vaccine registration opens for high-risk children aged 5 to 11

Dec 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,176 Views 20 Comments

Parents can register their child for the vaccine if they have a health condition that puts them at higher risk, or if they live with someone who is at higher risk.

Taoiseach: 'I think we have to approach vaccination of children with sensitivity'
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Taoiseach: 'I think we have to approach vaccination of children with sensitivity'

Dec 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 16,690 Views 50 Comments

Comprehensive information and guidance will be offered to parents, said Micheál Martin.

EU to set nine-month limit for validity of Covid-19 travel pass
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EU to set nine-month limit for validity of Covid-19 travel pass

Dec 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 35,779 Views 96 Comments

The measure is set to come into force from 1 February if it receives approval from member states.

Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule
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Those aged 40-49 can get booster shots from tomorrow, a month ahead of schedule

Dec 18th 2021, 1:05 PM 27,541 Views 57 Comments

The booster dose should be given at a minimum of a three-month interval from a person’s last dose of a primary Covid-19 vaccine.

Closing schools this Friday would be 'sensible', says leading immunology professor
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Closing schools this Friday would be 'sensible', says leading immunology professor

Dec 14th 2021, 5:26 PM 40,580 Views 64 Comments

Christine Loscher added that schoolchildren are currently the population’s largest unvaccinated group and will be mixing in coming days.

HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments
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HSE tells centres to allow boosters after 3-month gap as Cabinet discusses Covid developments

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 1:44 PM 35,897 Views 74 Comments
  • The new guidance will be in place when the HSE updates its IT system
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said the schedule for booster jabs is being revised
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin called for more GPs and pharmacists to get involved with the booster rollout
FactCheck: No, the Australian Army didn't forcibly vaccinate Indigenous Australians
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FactCheck: No, the Australian Army didn't forcibly vaccinate Indigenous Australians

Dec 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,680 Views 0 Comments

The claim caused a protest outside the Australian Embassy in Dublin

'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?
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'It's not down to hesitancy at all': Are people less enthusiastic about boosters?

Dec 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,122 Views 102 Comments
  • There were conflicting messages last week with questions over the public's enthusiasm for boosters standing in contrast to long queues of people forming to get one.
  • The Taoiseach was among TDs and health officials who indicated that there may be less impetus among people to obtain a booster vaccine compared to the initial rollout.
  • But long queues in Dublin reflect a wider enthusiasm among the public to get a booster, with official surveys supporting this, Lauren Boland reports.
People in their 30s and 40s to be offered booster jab this month as roll-out to be accelerated
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People in their 30s and 40s to be offered booster jab this month as roll-out to be accelerated

Dec 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 64,063 Views 36 Comments
  • All those aged between 30-49 will be offered a third dose of the vaccine before Christmas, reports Christina Finn
  • People in the 50-59 age cohort will start to be offered appointments for the additional dose from today.
FactCheck: No, Conor McGregor wasn't correct to say vaccines 'have not worked' to stop Covid-19
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FactCheck: No, Conor McGregor wasn't correct to say vaccines 'have not worked' to stop Covid-19

Dec 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 32,837 Views 0 Comments

The MMA athlete-turned-businessman claimed “The vaccines have not worked to stop this whatsoever.”

Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January
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Greece to make Covid jabs compulsory for over 60s from mid-January

Nov 30th 2021, 12:51 PM 16,946 Views 129 Comments

Those who don’t comply will face a monthly fine of €100.

The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?
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The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?

Nov 25th 2021, 5:30 PM 6,450 Views 8 Comments

Will everyone get a booster vaccine, and how long will booster immunity last?

Study finds that efficacy of Pfizer vaccine begins to wane after three months
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Study finds that efficacy of Pfizer vaccine begins to wane after three months

Nov 25th 2021, 8:54 AM 54,090 Views 174 Comments

Israel was one of the first countries to roll out a large scale Covid-19 vaccination campaign, but has been battling a resurgence in infections.

Vladimir Putin takes experimental nasal vaccine against Covid-19
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Vladimir Putin takes experimental nasal vaccine against Covid-19

Nov 24th 2021, 9:12 PM 25,771 Views 26 Comments

The Russian president took the shot three days after receiving his booster shot.

No plans to change validity of Covid Pass to include the booster jab, says Varadkar
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# DIGITAL COVID CERT

No plans to change validity of Covid Pass to include the booster jab, says Varadkar

Nov 23rd 2021, 8:13 PM 40,139 Views 39 Comments

The Tánaiste said he believes more evidence will emerge that the Covid vaccine is a three-dose vaccine.

People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends
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People who received a J&J vaccine should get a booster after three months, NIAC recommends

Nov 18th 2021, 6:31 PM 44,569 Views 56 Comments

The three-month interval is shorter than the five-month gap for the other vaccines.

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
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Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,689 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'
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# Nuvaxovid

Pharma giant Novavax files for EU approval for Covid vaccine, decision expected 'within weeks'

Nov 17th 2021, 3:55 PM 19,969 Views 48 Comments

If approved, it would be the fifth Covid jab authorised for use within the EU.

Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers
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Debunked: No, an Australian politician didn't resign over bribes from vaccine makers

Nov 16th 2021, 6:45 AM 10,655 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been doing the rounds on social media in recent weeks.

Booster vaccine programme for over-60s to begin next week
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Booster vaccine programme for over-60s to begin next week

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 9:05 PM 56,391 Views 30 Comments
  • Those aged between 60-69 will get their booster shot at a mass vaccination centre, while GPs will administer the jabs to those aged between 70 to 79.
  • Booster shots will only be given to a person six months after the date of their second dose of the vaccine.
  • The Irish Pharmacy Union said the decision to exclude community pharmacies from the campaign is 'illogical'
Construction workers have the lowest Covid vaccine uptake in the country
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Construction workers have the lowest Covid vaccine uptake in the country

Oct 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 32,131 Views 58 Comments

Data released by the stats body found that just 75% of construction workers have had their jabs.

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor
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Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor

Oct 19th 2021, 6:55 PM 15,440 Views 11 Comments

An extract from The Journal’s coronavirus newsletter.

40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland
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40,000 booster and extra Covid vaccines administered so far in Ireland

Oct 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,605 Views 1 Comment

The programme was rolled out on 27 September.

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