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# immunisation - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
# Covid19
# Covid19

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 20,485 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

# immunisation - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Up to 135,000 people to be fully vaccinated by end of February, Taoiseach says

Jan 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 43,455 Views 128 Comments

35,000 people are due to receive the first vaccine dose this week.

# immunisation - Friday 24 May, 2019

Virus which is the most common causes of gastroenteritis in children drops by 72% since vaccine rollout
# Immunisation
# Immunisation

Virus which is the most common causes of gastroenteritis in children drops by 72% since vaccine rollout

May 24th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,420 Views 15 Comments

Rotavirus disease is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in children.

# immunisation - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority
# Worth Knowing
# Worth Knowing

Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority

Sep 4th 2018, 8:38 AM 10,571 Views 37 Comments

Two thirds of people don’t realise that males and females are at an equal risk of contracting a HPV infection.

# immunisation - Sunday 25 March, 2018

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now

Mar 25th 2018, 1:30 PM 21,881 Views 31 Comments

Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.

# immunisation - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine

Mar 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 32,603 Views 122 Comments

The vaccine’s uptake rates have risen to 67% since the first phase of the campaign was launched in August last year.

# immunisation - Monday 30 March, 2015

Government will consider lifesaving meningitis jab for children - but only if the price is right
# Immunisation
# Immunisation

Government will consider lifesaving meningitis jab for children - but only if the price is right

Mar 30th 2015, 9:51 PM 11,636 Views 36 Comments

The UK is introducing a vaccine and Ireland will follow if “a cost effective agreement can be reached”.

# immunisation - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
# Unprotected
# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,003 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# immunisation - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Column: I lost my daughter to meningitis – why is a vaccine for MenB still not provided?
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Column: I lost my daughter to meningitis – why is a vaccine for MenB still not provided?

Feb 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 419 Views 32 Comments

We have a vaccine for a common strain of meningitis, yet it’s not on from the immunisation schedule. What is the delay? asks Siobhán Carroll.

# immunisation - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Babies should be vaccinated against stomach bug say experts
# Tummy Ache
# Tummy Ache

Babies should be vaccinated against stomach bug say experts

Dec 10th 2013, 12:35 PM 8,747 Views 73 Comments

New plans from the National Immunisation Advisory Council include protecting against whooping cough and HPV.

# immunisation - Monday 7 October, 2013

Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season
# Flu Vaccine
# Flu Vaccine

Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season

Oct 7th 2013, 11:12 AM 6,832 Views 109 Comments

Those in at-risk groups can get the vaccine free-of-charge from their GP or pharmacy.

# immunisation - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

Sep 5th 2013, 7:14 AM 5,790 Views 27 Comments

A symposium is to be held in Dublin that will look at why there were 400 cases of whooping cough in Ireland in 2012, double the number than in 2011.

# immunisation - Saturday 19 January, 2013

13 people died of influenza during Ireland's last flu season
# Illness
# Illness

13 people died of influenza during Ireland's last flu season

Jan 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,514 Views 5 Comments

All of the people who died were elderly, ranging from 81 to 98 years old.

# immunisation - Friday 25 November, 2011

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines
# Flu
# Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

Nov 25th 2011, 6:58 PM 1,851 Views 11 Comments

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

# immunisation - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

HSE reports drop in children receiving certain vaccines
# Health
# Health

HSE reports drop in children receiving certain vaccines

Apr 26th 2011, 10:58 AM 549 Views 1 Comment

The HSE is urging parents to ensure their children receive all of the required vaccinations in order to avoid illnesses such as measles.