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# astrazeneca - Yesterday’s News

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated Fri 3:48 PM 35,917 Views 43 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week
# Rare Clots
# Rare Clots

Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week

Updated Wed 3:00 PM 52,975 Views 59 Comments

The director general of the health authority said he “would not hesitate” to use this vaccine if Denmark’s Covid-19 situation was in a worse position.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

Tue 1:12 PM 15,834 Views 61 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
# Covid19
# Covid19

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Tue 9:59 AM 33,593 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
# Rare Blood Clotting
# Rare Blood Clotting

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

Tue 7:50 AM 65,431 Views 76 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

# astrazeneca - Monday 12 April, 2021

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only

Updated Mon 9:08 PM 128,973 Views 165 Comments
  • The committee met this morning to review the vaccine following a warning from the European Medicines Agency.
  • The HSE had advised that all AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for tomorrow should be cancelled.
  • In a statement this evening, AstraZeneca said it "recognises" the decision taken by NIAC.

# astrazeneca - Friday 9 April, 2021

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca
# Australia
# Australia

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca

Apr 9th 2021, 7:09 AM 23,303 Views 47 Comments

The move follows the EMA saying it had found a ‘possible link’ between the AZ vaccine and rare blood clots.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient
# Blood Clots
# Blood Clots

Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient

Apr 8th 2021, 6:07 PM 33,861 Views 18 Comments

The HPRA confirmed it has received a case which describes “an unusual clot in the brain.”

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far
# Side Effects
# Side Effects

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far

Apr 8th 2021, 2:54 PM 20,944 Views 16 Comments

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee is to decide if further advice needs to be issued about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’
# Jab
# Jab

Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’

Apr 8th 2021, 2:20 PM 11,116 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer’s jab will now be the preferred vaccine for those under the age of 50.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 30,136 Views 89 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 3 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 163,100 Views 44 Comments

Several European countries have paused the use of the jab.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s
# Stopped
# Stopped

AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s

Mar 30th 2021, 6:06 PM 31,203 Views 49 Comments

Officials in Berlin, Munich and the eastern state of Brandenburg took the decision.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine
# First Jab
# First Jab

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 27th 2021, 1:10 PM 28,997 Views 58 Comments

Northern Ireland’s programme has opened to the 50-and-over age cohort.

# astrazeneca - Friday 26 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 26th 2021, 2:54 PM 26,641 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.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 25 March, 2021

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 75,939 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 25,484 Views 50 Comments

The European Union has been criticised at home and abroad for the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

AstraZeneca may have used outdated information in trial – US health officials
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

AstraZeneca may have used outdated information in trial – US health officials

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:20 AM 25,320 Views 24 Comments

AstraZeneca reported on Monday that its Covid-19 vaccine provided strong protection among adults of all ages in a long-anticipated US study,

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines
# Hpra
# Hpra

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 13,697 Views 23 Comments

Dr Lorraine Nolan also said the public can be assured the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

# astrazeneca - Monday 22 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:10 AM 15,257 Views 22 Comments

The US-led study found no increased risk of blood clots.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 20 March, 2021

AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban
# Back Again
# Back Again

AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban

Updated Mar 20th 2021, 7:16 PM 65,145 Views 134 Comments
  • The European Medicines Agency reviewed the AstraZeneca vaccine and has concluded that it is safe and effective.
  • The EU is threatening AstraZeneca with an export ban.
  • There are 328 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals around Ireland as of this morning.

# astrazeneca - Friday 19 March, 2021

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mar 19th 2021, 7:38 PM 14,221 Views 15 Comments

Johnson, who is 56, is part of Cohort 8 who began getting their vaccinations earlier this week.

The EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use - here's what happens next
# Next Steps
# Next Steps

The EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use - here's what happens next

Mar 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,465 Views 44 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has said it is expected a further update on the resumption of the use of AstraZeneca will be made today.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,193 Views 22 Comments

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

# astrazeneca - Monday 15 March, 2021

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'
# Blood Clots
# Blood Clots

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 5:59 PM 53,110 Views 120 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that the administration of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine be temporarily deferred.
  • Germany, France and Italy today halted use of the vaccine after, on Saturday, Norwegian officials reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.

# astrazeneca - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Vaccine target for this week reduced by 30,000 doses due to precautionary pause in AstraZeneca use
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine target for this week reduced by 30,000 doses due to precautionary pause in AstraZeneca use

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:01 PM 227,117 Views 362 Comments
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer confirmed the recommendation in a statement this morning.
  • Norwegian health officials yesterday reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.

# astrazeneca - Friday 12 March, 2021

No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 3:34 PM 20,746 Views 50 Comments

Denmark, Norway and Iceland paused the use of the vaccine as a precaution after isolated reports of recipients developing blood clots.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Blood-clot risk 'no higher' in vaccinated people, says EMA after countries suspend use of AstraZeneca jab
# Denmark
# Denmark

Blood-clot risk 'no higher' in vaccinated people, says EMA after countries suspend use of AstraZeneca jab

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 3:21 PM 67,301 Views 64 Comments

EMA said AstraZeneca use can continue pending the blood clot probe.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency
# EMA
# EMA

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency

Mar 10th 2021, 7:54 PM 29,713 Views 32 Comments

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

# astrazeneca - Thursday 4 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia blocked from leaving EU, says official
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia blocked from leaving EU, says official

Mar 4th 2021, 10:14 PM 34,047 Views 57 Comments

The move underscores a growing frustration within the 27-nation bloc about the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s

Mar 4th 2021, 11:17 AM 10,123 Views 11 Comments

Ireland is currently only using this vaccine for people aged 18-69.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:57 AM 62,740 Views 115 Comments

The delays follow a change in AstraZeneca’s vaccine delivery schedule for last week and this week.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:50 AM 11,738 Views 29 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca expected to deliver all doses in second quarter despite reports of expected EU shortfall

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:09 PM 37,768 Views 49 Comments

Reuters quoted an EU official in reporting a possible shortfall today.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 11 February, 2021

AstraZeneca says new variant-fighting Covid jab ready by autumn as annual profits soar
# New Jab
# New Jab

AstraZeneca says new variant-fighting Covid jab ready by autumn as annual profits soar

Feb 11th 2021, 1:55 PM 17,669 Views 15 Comments

The pharmaceutical giant is ramping up production of the current Oxford/AstraZeneca to 200 million doses a month by April.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

WHO says AstraZeneca vaccine can be used in all adults
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

WHO says AstraZeneca vaccine can be used in all adults

Feb 10th 2021, 4:47 PM 18,709 Views 31 Comments

Global health leaders have said the jab can be given to all adults, despite a number of countries opting not to give it to over 65s.

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,382 Views 48 Comments

The move was quickly reversed after much criticism from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives

Feb 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 29,078 Views 13 Comments

The independent MEP said “the most glaring problem in the last three or four weeks has been the delay in the rollout”.

# astrazeneca - Monday 8 February, 2021

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy

Feb 8th 2021, 2:40 PM 52,947 Views 40 Comments

Researchers are working to update the vaccine to deal with the South African variant.

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'No-one will be left behind' in vaccine rollout plan, Dr Colm Henry says

Feb 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 30,511 Views 51 Comments

People aged 70 and over are set to be vaccinated in GP practices and vaccine centres.

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