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#covid-19 vaccines

# covid-19-vaccines - Thursday 16 December, 2021

EU medicines agency to decide on Novavax Covid jab next week
# New Vaccine
# New Vaccine

EU medicines agency to decide on Novavax Covid jab next week

Dec 16th 2021, 1:21 PM 17,792 Views 19 Comments

The vaccine uses a more traditional technology that is similar to the Hepatitis C and whooping cough vaccines.

Seanad passes motion calling on Government to support vaccine intellectual property waiver
# Trips Waiver
# Trips Waiver

Seanad passes motion calling on Government to support vaccine intellectual property waiver

Dec 16th 2021, 10:31 AM 11,949 Views 12 Comments

The Government withdrew their counter-motion after two coalition Senators refused to support it.

# covid-19-vaccines - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses

Oct 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,704 Views 30 Comments

More than 1,800 healthcare workers are currently on Covid-related leave.

# covid-19-vaccines - Friday 1 October, 2021

70% of Covid-19 patients admitted to ICU in the last six months were unvaccinated
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

70% of Covid-19 patients admitted to ICU in the last six months were unvaccinated

Oct 1st 2021, 2:06 PM 27,273 Views 47 Comments

There have been 70 fully vaccinated people admitted to ICU with a breakthrough infection since April.

# covid-19-vaccines - Monday 20 September, 2021

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five
# Trial Results
# Trial Results

Pfizer says its Covid-19 vaccine is safe to use for children over age five

Sep 20th 2021, 3:43 PM 18,220 Views 59 Comments

The vaccine would be administered at a lower dosage than for people over 12.

# covid-19-vaccines - Friday 17 September, 2021

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic
# Put To Test
# Put To Test

Over €480 million spent on Covid-19 tests provided free of charge since start of pandemic

Sep 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 14,175 Views 30 Comments
  • €217 million has been spent on providing free PCR tests this year up to August, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The HSE has purchased two million “I got my Covid-19 vaccine” badges and spent €8,800 on photo backdrops.
  • It is "very pleased" with the number of people sharing photos online after they receive a vaccine.

# covid-19-vaccines - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

NIAC recommends booster mRNA dose for care home residents and over 80s

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 8:32 PM 17,574 Views 7 Comments

The booster can be given six months after the initial vaccine course was completed.

# covid-19-vaccines - Monday 6 September, 2021

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 continues to decline
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 continues to decline

Sep 6th 2021, 2:17 PM 26,221 Views 36 Comments
  • The total number of confirmed cases in the last two weeks before September was 23,422.
  • Donegal and Monaghan have the highest incidence rates of any county.
  • There are currently 351 people with Covid-19 in hospital.

# covid-19-vaccines - Monday 30 August, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy drops 36 percentage points in 10 months, survey finds
# Ipsos/MRBI
# Ipsos/MRBI

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy drops 36 percentage points in 10 months, survey finds

Aug 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 20,632 Views 40 Comments

91% of people either intend to get inoculated against Covid-19 or have already received a jab.

# covid-19-vaccines - Friday 20 August, 2021

Vaccination centres to be retained for potential booster campaign
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccination centres to be retained for potential booster campaign

Aug 20th 2021, 3:43 PM 17,425 Views 21 Comments

The ‘most likely scenario’ is that boosters will be given first to immunocompromised people and prioritised groups.

# covid-19-vaccines - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Workers frustrated at pay being docked and working extra shifts for attending vaccine appointments
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Workers frustrated at pay being docked and working extra shifts for attending vaccine appointments

Jul 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,325 Views 48 Comments

“It is definitely causing colleagues to not attend their appointments,” one Dublin-based retail worker said.

# covid-19-vaccines - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'I can’t risk my son’s life': Families with vulnerable teenagers left waiting for answers on vaccine access
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

'I can’t risk my son’s life': Families with vulnerable teenagers left waiting for answers on vaccine access

Jul 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 21,492 Views 17 Comments
  • For families with vulnerable teenagers, life has been put on hold while they wait for a vaccine, Lauren Boland reports.
  • The European Medicines Agency approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15s over a month ago, but it hasn't been actioned in Ireland.
  • The Taoiseach has asked Niac to give advice on vaccinating children with underlying conditions.

# covid-19-vaccines - Friday 18 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case
# Win/Win
# Win/Win

AstraZeneca and European Commission both claim victory in vaccine court case

Jun 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 20,065 Views 13 Comments

AstraZeneca has been ordered to deliver 50 million more doses by the end of September.

# covid-19-vaccines - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 10:54 PM 42,162 Views 68 Comments

The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.

# covid-19-vaccines - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

WHO gives green light to second Covid-19 vaccine developed in China
# Sinovac
# Sinovac

WHO gives green light to second Covid-19 vaccine developed in China

Jun 1st 2021, 3:52 PM 10,641 Views 13 Comments

The World Health Organisation has approved the Sinovac vaccine for emergency use.

# covid-19-vaccines - Monday 24 May, 2021

Only 4% of people in Ireland say they will refuse a Covid-19 vaccine
# Uptake
# Uptake

Only 4% of people in Ireland say they will refuse a Covid-19 vaccine

May 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 33,878 Views 145 Comments

88% intend to receive a vaccine – or already have.

# covid-19-vaccines - Saturday 8 May, 2021

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

May 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 68,653 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

# covid-19-vaccines - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Opposition parties seek clarity on overhaul of vaccine priority schedule
# Rollout
# Rollout

Opposition parties seek clarity on overhaul of vaccine priority schedule

Mar 30th 2021, 8:49 PM 9,368 Views 11 Comments

Under a new plan, priority for vaccinations will no longer be assigned based on a person’s occupation.

Vaccination centre to open in Croke Park at start of summer
# Rollout
# Rollout

Vaccination centre to open in Croke Park at start of summer

Mar 30th 2021, 6:24 PM 13,697 Views 11 Comments

The centre, which would have ten booths, is due to open in May.

# covid-19-vaccines - Monday 1 March, 2021

Nine in ten people would get a Covid-19 vaccine next week if offered, says CSO report
# Central Statistics Office
# Central Statistics Office

Nine in ten people would get a Covid-19 vaccine next week if offered, says CSO report

Mar 1st 2021, 11:11 PM 16,905 Views 39 Comments

A total of 1,621 people were surveyed by the CSO as part of the fifth round of surveying for the Social Impact of Covid-19.

# covid-19-vaccines - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March
# Moved Up
# Moved Up

Vaccinations of people at 'very high risk' with specific health conditions to begin in early March

Feb 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 57,976 Views 18 Comments

Some people with specific health conditions will start to be vaccinated from 8 March under the new priority schedule.

# covid-19-vaccines - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Donnelly: Ireland could have enough doses to vaccinate 10.3 million people
# Roll-out
# Roll-out

Donnelly: Ireland could have enough doses to vaccinate 10.3 million people

Feb 24th 2021, 4:55 PM 36,246 Views 93 Comments

The minister said this will be dependent on supply but this is based on what Ireland has secured.