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Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech over Covid-19 vaccine patents
The company filed patent infringement lawsuits in both US federal court and a German court.
EU watchdog assesses Moderna vaccine for under-fives
The EMA has so far approved five vaccines for use in the EU.
EU clears Moderna vaccine for young children and Pfizer boosters for over-12s
The Moderna vaccine for younger children will be a half-dose of what is given to older teenagers and adults.
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Opinion: To solve Covid-19 vaccine inequity Ireland should support the TRIPS waiver
Two legal experts say there is no legal or moral reason why the waver on vaccine patents cannot be encouraged.
US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s
The booster decision comes as cases are rapidly rising nationally in the US
Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.
US authorises Covid boosters for those with weakened immune systems
Covid-19 vaccines are free and widely available in the United States, yet only half the population is fully vaccinated.
Children aged 12 to 15 at high risk to be prioritised in Covid vaccine rollout
This will also extend to those who live with people with underlying conditions.
EU regulator approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 year-olds
It is the first time the shot has been authorised for people under 18.
Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.
Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents
A clinical trial found the vaccine was safe and effective in teenagers.
Pregnant women offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines after committee recommendation
The HSE said information they had so far showed the Covid-19 vaccines did not have any negative effect on babies in the womb.
Moderna trial shows Covid vaccine 'highly effective' in adolescents
The Moderna study enrolled 3,732 teens aged 12 to 17, and found there were no cases of symptomatic Covid-19 in those who had the vaccine.
Moderna to provide 500 million vaccine doses for Covax programme
The advance purchase agreement comes just days after the World Health Organisation announced emergency approval for the vaccine.
'It's brilliant for the town': All over 70s and vulnerable groups set to be fully vaccinated in Sneem
The local health centre in the Kerry town received an unexpectedly large shipment of the Moderna vaccine in February.
Moderna launches Covid-19 vaccine trials to assess safety in children
In Ireland, Moderna has made up a small proportion of the number of vaccines administered.
All over-70s in a Kerry village have received their first Covid-19 vaccine
The Sneem Health Centre received enough doses to vaccinate all over 70s.
Dolly Parton gets Moderna Covid vaccine she partly funded
The beloved country music star (75) broke into song while getting the jab and adapted one of her best-known ballads Jolene.
EU buys up to 300 million extra Covid-19 vaccine doses from Moderna
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen confirmed the purchase this afternoon.
'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
The National Immunisation Advisory Committee has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines.
NIAC has recommended that people aged 70 and over should receive mRNA vaccines
Paul Reid says HSE has "always been clear that the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will have many twists and turns"
Varadkar warns rollout among over 70s "may be slower" than originally planned
Donnelly: 'Not legally possible' to tell people to quarantine in bedrooms, instead there's 'public health advice'
Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals
Donnelly says Ireland can expect 1.1 million vaccine doses by end of March
A HSE public information campaign will be rolled out as the next cohort in line for vaccination are people aged 85 and over.
'It's a small one but every vaccine counts': Moderna Covid jab arrives in Ireland
This is the second vaccine to be used in Ireland after the Pfizer/BioNTech version.
First shipment of Moderna vaccine to arrive in Ireland this week
The Moderna vaccine was approved for Europe last week.
US set to approve second Covid-19 vaccine
The FDA has signalled it will approve the Moderna vaccine.
EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January
The date for a decision had been 12 January.
Q&A: Answers to reader questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and Ireland's rollout plans
We’ve been putting your questions to the experts and relevant government agencies as part of this new Q&A series.
We've been putting your questions to the experts and relevant government agencies as part of this new Q&A series.
In this first article we're addressing questions concerning people with serious medical conditions, indemnity and cold chain transport - amongst other subjects.
EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month
A decision on the approval of the Pfizer/BioNtech is due on 29 December.
FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
Let’s take a look at how trials for the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have involved older age groups.
Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine
The Cabinet is also due to be updated on the progress to date of the Government’s new task force on the delivery of vaccines.
Moderna seeks European and US approval for coronavirus vaccine
Results suggest the vaccine gives high levels of protection against the virus.
Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.
US drugmaker reports promising early results from Covid-19 vaccine test
Moderna, which was founded nine years ago, said the vaccine “was generally safe and well-tolerated”.