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Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
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Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

10 hours ago 16,017 Views 32 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar
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Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar

Wed 2:15 PM 23,794 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there is engagement with NIAC over this consideration.

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
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'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says

Tue 8:50 PM 49,086 Views 52 Comments

The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
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Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

Mon 6:00 AM 21,228 Views 70 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
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People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Sat 12:44 PM 28,810 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
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1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,519 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
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Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Jun 14th 2021, 7:32 AM 29,806 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
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G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

Jun 13th 2021, 2:53 PM 7,287 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE
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Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE

Jun 12th 2021, 8:04 AM 34,638 Views 47 Comments

Adrian Hill emphasised the need to be prepared for other outbreaks.

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
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US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,199 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
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US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,820 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
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NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s

Jun 8th 2021, 10:39 PM 25,748 Views 5 Comments

NHS England said the National Booking Service had 493,000 appointments reserved by midday today.

Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents
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Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents

Jun 7th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,604 Views 3 Comments

A clinical trial found the vaccine was safe and effective in teenagers.

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight
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Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight

Jun 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 25,223 Views 23 Comments

It’s hoped that the change will allow more people to be vaccinated sooner, but the exact timing depends on supply of the vaccine.

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
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Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:27 PM 12,300 Views 7 Comments

The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection
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Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 24,681 Views 35 Comments

Increasing the period of presumptive immunity from six to nine months would have “widespread positive implications for people”.

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises
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Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:46 PM 42,834 Views 69 Comments

Changes to how the vaccine is used will be contingent on receiving supply.

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 33,101 Views 41 Comments

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

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines
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Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines

Jun 1st 2021, 7:53 AM 46,363 Views 63 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said this latest development will help people who live far away from vaccine centres.

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver
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EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver

May 31st 2021, 11:02 PM 24,793 Views 9 Comments

India and South Africa came forward with the original idea to waive intellectual property on Covid-19 vaccines.

The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday
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The vaccine portal will open for those aged 40 to 44 from Wednesday

May 31st 2021, 2:58 PM 65,393 Views 58 Comments

Vaccination of this age cohort is set to begin in the middle of June.

EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15
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EU medicines regulator approves Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged 12-15

May 28th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,088 Views 6 Comments

The decision needs to be rubber-stamped by the European Commission and individual national regulators.

Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says
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Cyber attack will likely cost HSE over €100 million, Paul Reid says

May 27th 2021, 3:38 PM 29,508 Views 61 Comments

Eight people have died from Covid-19 in the last 12 days, the HSE also confirmed.

People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today
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People in England aged 33 and 32 can book their Covid-19 vaccine from today

May 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 12,256 Views 37 Comments

The NHS is urging everyone who is eligible to take up their jab at one of the 1,600 locations across the country.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack
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Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack

May 22nd 2021, 9:30 AM 37,437 Views 44 Comments

If there are no further supply problems or safety concerns, Ireland is still firmly on track to hit that 80% target in early July.

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
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VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

May 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 18,799 Views 0 Comments

The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

Covid vaccination programme opens to people aged 25-29 in the North
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Covid vaccination programme opens to people aged 25-29 in the North

May 20th 2021, 6:50 AM 10,464 Views 23 Comments

The extension comes as Northern Ireland reached the 1million landmark figure for those who have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Pfizer to begin manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine components in Ireland by end of the year
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Pfizer to begin manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine components in Ireland by end of the year

Updated May 19th 2021, 4:08 PM 25,046 Views 48 Comments

$40 million will be invested in the plant in Grange Castle and 75 additional staff will be hired.

More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab
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More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab

Updated May 18th 2021, 7:20 PM 32,034 Views 46 Comments

Almost two in every five adults in Northern Ireland is fully vaccinated.

Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49
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Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49

May 18th 2021, 1:34 PM 69,789 Views 51 Comments

The HSE expects that some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose before the end of the month.

People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine
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People in their 40s set to get choice of AstraZeneca and J&J, or wait for mRNA vaccine

Updated May 17th 2021, 1:00 PM 88,759 Views 78 Comments

The HSE’s Colm Henry said the latest vaccine administration advice was received over the weekend.

Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials
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Debunked: No, Covid-19 vaccines didn't 'skip' or 'fail' animal trials

May 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,676 Views 0 Comments

All four vaccines approved for use in Ireland have been tested on animals as well as humans.

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
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Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July

May 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 50,890 Views 45 Comments

Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.

Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
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Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today

May 13th 2021, 2:51 PM 25,249 Views 33 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
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Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

May 11th 2021, 7:31 PM 15,785 Views 11 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents
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US expands use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to include adolescents

May 11th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,581 Views 25 Comments

Doses could be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as Thursday.

Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19
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Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19

May 10th 2021, 9:46 PM 69,806 Views 27 Comments

The woman is in a good condition but being monitored in hospital.

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
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Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

May 10th 2021, 4:39 PM 55,375 Views 41 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech
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No evidence that Pfizer vaccine needs updating for variants, says BioNTech

May 10th 2021, 2:53 PM 33,658 Views 26 Comments

BioNTech has developed a “comprehensive strategy” to address any variants in the future should they arise.

Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?
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Vaccine rollout: Are we on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by the end of June?

May 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 62,395 Views 99 Comments

Some 31.5% of people over the age of 16 have had a first dose with 11.96% of adults fully vaccinated.

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