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# covid-vaccines - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Canadian anti-vaccine truckers inspire copycat protests in several countries
# Convoy Protests
# Convoy Protests

Canadian anti-vaccine truckers inspire copycat protests in several countries

Feb 9th 2022, 11:25 AM 11,575 Views 13 Comments

Canadian flags are being flown during demonstrations against Covid vaccines in cities around the world.

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

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.

# covid-vaccines - Friday 7 January, 2022

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers

Jan 7th 2022, 7:49 AM 11,326 Views 30 Comments

Covid vaccines are compulsory at businesses that employ more than 100 people, and for health workers at centres getting federal funding.

# covid-vaccines - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Ireland to donate up to three million vaccines to Covax initiative
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Ireland to donate up to three million vaccines to Covax initiative

Dec 14th 2021, 10:25 PM 14,503 Views 13 Comments

The Minister for Health made the announcement today.

# covid-vaccines - Friday 3 December, 2021

Reader Q&A: Your questions on Covid-19 vaccine boosters answered
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Reader Q&A: Your questions on Covid-19 vaccine boosters answered

Dec 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 29,071 Views 27 Comments
  • Readers sent in dozens of questions about booster vaccines and the rollout in Ireland.
  • Here, we've done our best to answer your queries and concerns.
  • The Covid-19 booster vaccine rollout is ongoing in Ireland at the moment.

# covid-vaccines - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates
# Averted Deaths
# Averted Deaths

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 15,078 Views 48 Comments

New research by the ECDC and the WHO says that nearly 500,000 people across Europe are alive thanks to Covid vaccines.

# covid-vaccines - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Questions over actual number of booster 'no-shows' as people report problems with booking system
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Questions over actual number of booster 'no-shows' as people report problems with booking system

Nov 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,237 Views 27 Comments
  • HSE boss Paul Reid said that up to 50% of appointments for booster jabs were 'no-shows'.
  • People who have already received the extra jab say they were unable to cancel unneeded appointments.
  • Opposition politicians say clarity is needed on what exactly is causing the issue, writes Céimin Burke.

# covid-vaccines - Friday 5 November, 2021

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over
# Boosters
# Boosters

HSE offers Covid-19 booster vaccinations to those 60 years old and over

Nov 5th 2021, 4:48 PM 27,655 Views 34 Comments

It’s recommended that people get a booster dose at least six months after the initial course of vaccination.

# covid-vaccines - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Ireland to donate at least one million vaccines to Covax initiative
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Ireland to donate at least one million vaccines to Covax initiative

Sep 15th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,986 Views 15 Comments

The Covax programme aims to supply poorer countries with vaccines from wealthy nations.

# covid-vaccines - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab
# Guillain Barré Syndrome
# Guillain Barré Syndrome

Nerve disorder listed as 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca jab

Sep 9th 2021, 7:27 AM 34,730 Views 43 Comments

The disorder is a nerve inflammation that may cause temporary paralysis and difficulty breathing.

# covid-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 26,341 Views 48 Comments

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

# covid-vaccines - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates
# Stalling
# Stalling

Northern Ireland Chief Scientific Officer ‘very concerned’ at Covid vaccine rates

Jul 20th 2021, 12:53 PM 24,697 Views 18 Comments

Just 56% of the 18-29 age group have come forward for a jab.

# covid-vaccines - Monday 31 May, 2021

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver
# IP Waiver
# IP Waiver

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver

May 31st 2021, 11:02 PM 24,823 Views 9 Comments

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

# covid-vaccines - Saturday 24 April, 2021

US health officials lift suspension of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab
# Positive Moves
# Positive Moves

US health officials lift suspension of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab

Apr 24th 2021, 7:34 AM 17,668 Views 31 Comments

Fifteen cases of blood clots were uncovered among nearly eight million vaccinations.

# covid-vaccines - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

NIAC considers increasing gap between first and second Pfizer vaccine doses
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

NIAC considers increasing gap between first and second Pfizer vaccine doses

Apr 13th 2021, 10:53 PM 28,362 Views 50 Comments

The consideration is being made amid a serious disruption to Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

# covid-vaccines - Monday 29 March, 2021

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective
# MRNA Vaccines
# MRNA Vaccines

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective

Mar 29th 2021, 4:51 PM 21,942 Views 11 Comments

In further encouraging news, one dose of either vaccine resulted in 80% protection against infection.

# covid-vaccines - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'Keep supply chains open' Taoiseach says, in response to 29 million AstraZeneca vaccines in Italy plant
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

'Keep supply chains open' Taoiseach says, in response to 29 million AstraZeneca vaccines in Italy plant

Mar 24th 2021, 3:50 PM 31,840 Views 88 Comments

The EU has announced new vaccine export powers amid a contract row with AstraZeneca.

# covid-vaccines - Friday 12 March, 2021

Biden says all US adults to be eligible for Covid jab from 1 May in national address
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Biden says all US adults to be eligible for Covid jab from 1 May in national address

Mar 12th 2021, 7:02 AM 10,511 Views 14 Comments

In an address to the nation last night, Biden said Americans may have a “truly special” independence day this year.

# covid-vaccines - Friday 12 February, 2021

Colm Henry: 'We need to make sure this vaccine reaches every road in Ireland'
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Colm Henry: 'We need to make sure this vaccine reaches every road in Ireland'

Feb 12th 2021, 6:02 PM 17,978 Views 57 Comments

The nursing home vaccine roll out is now almost complete, as the next phase is set to begin on Monday.

# covid-vaccines - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'
# Emer Cooke
# Emer Cooke

European Medicines Agency head hopes for decision on Astrazeneca vaccine approval 'by end of this week'

Jan 26th 2021, 4:50 PM 13,228 Views 19 Comments

Despite the supply issues, a European approval for the Astrazeneca vaccine this Friday will pave the way for its rollout in Ireland.

# covid-vaccines - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Vaccines: 257 people have reported suspected side-effects to the health products regulator
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Vaccines: 257 people have reported suspected side-effects to the health products regulator

Jan 21st 2021, 6:26 PM 100,336 Views 43 Comments

121,900 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland to date.

# covid-vaccines - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Covid-19 vaccination certificates 'under consideration' says health minister
# Covid Vaccines
# Covid Vaccines

Covid-19 vaccination certificates 'under consideration' says health minister

Dec 15th 2020, 7:55 PM 17,288 Views 70 Comments

Professor Brian MacCraith, chairperson of the task force, said the EU is currently considering a scheme across all member states.