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# pandemic - Yesterday’s News

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

22 hours ago 26,008 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

# pandemic - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government

Wed 7:25 AM 30,402 Views 83 Comments

A report said the public health team became the “de facto decision maker” rather than simply an adviser to government.

# pandemic - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

Sat 6:22 PM 28,807 Views 18 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.

# pandemic - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020

Jul 29th 2021, 12:51 PM 10,631 Views 17 Comments

171 dogs were put to sleep in pounds last year.

# pandemic - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
# Back To School
# Back To School

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey

Jul 28th 2021, 11:10 AM 11,765 Views 6 Comments

63% were concerned about their children’s emotional development and 51% were concerned about social skills.

# pandemic - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 17th 2021, 3:53 PM 111,827 Views 167 Comments

The number of young people contracting the virus rose sharply this week.

# pandemic - Friday 9 July, 2021

'I'd be shocked if players aren't starting to question how smart it is to stay'
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

'I'd be shocked if players aren't starting to question how smart it is to stay'

Jul 9th 2021, 10:20 AM 14,293 Views 9 Comments

It has been a chaotic week for the Lions in South Africa.

# pandemic - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today

Jul 8th 2021, 4:37 PM 9,164 Views 8 Comments

The tourists’ MD confirmed that some members of the set-up had opted against vaccination.

# pandemic - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Lions confirm positive Covid-19 case leaving tonight's Sharks game in doubt
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Lions confirm positive Covid-19 case leaving tonight's Sharks game in doubt

Jul 7th 2021, 1:27 PM 26,320 Views 22 Comments

Two players and two other members of staff have been identified as close contacts.

Boks' clash with Georgia cancelled due to 16 Covid cases across both camps
# Off
From The42
# Off

Boks' clash with Georgia cancelled due to 16 Covid cases across both camps

Jul 7th 2021, 1:02 PM 2,183 Views 2 Comments

SA Rugby will plough on towards the Test series despite a third wave of the virus in South Africa.

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'

Jul 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,818 Views 31 Comments

Dr Ryan also spoke of how inequality has led to poorer outcomes for marginalised groups during the pandemic.

# pandemic - Monday 5 July, 2021

Covid continues to loom large in South Africa as Lions Tests come into view
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Covid continues to loom large in South Africa as Lions Tests come into view

Jul 5th 2021, 10:20 PM 6,432 Views 3 Comments

The tourists are being tested three times a week and sticking to strict protocols.

# pandemic - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Not just a cough and a fever: What we know about Covid-19's symptoms now
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Not just a cough and a fever: What we know about Covid-19's symptoms now

Jul 3rd 2021, 1:00 PM 65,610 Views 15 Comments

We all need to be on the lookout for a myriad of different symptoms.

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:50 AM 22,018 Views 19 Comments

Some 3,500 people snapped up tickets for the concert.

# pandemic - Friday 2 July, 2021

Ten months added to expiry date on driving licences
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ten months added to expiry date on driving licences

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 57,196 Views 15 Comments

The extension will apply to driving licences expiring from 1 July to 31 October 2021.

# pandemic - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes

Jul 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 31,597 Views 24 Comments

In some homes Covid-positive and Covid-negative residents were placed in the same areas, Prime Time reported tonight.

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 17,197 Views 10 Comments

2020 figures show that, for the first time, the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain mental health patients came from gardaí.

# pandemic - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Boks boss Nienaber 'can’t see the Lions tour being in jeopardy' due to Covid
# Protocols
From The42
# Protocols

Boks boss Nienaber 'can’t see the Lions tour being in jeopardy' due to Covid

Jun 29th 2021, 3:47 PM 1,584 Views 0 Comments

The Lions and Springboks are in bubbles that limit their contact with the outside world.

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas
# CSO
# CSO

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas

Jun 29th 2021, 2:20 PM 15,517 Views 11 Comments

The number of departures from April to May increased by a third.

# pandemic - Monday 28 June, 2021

Lions land into Johannesburg as South Africa tightens Covid restrictions
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Lions land into Johannesburg as South Africa tightens Covid restrictions

Jun 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,043 Views 2 Comments

The third wave of the virus has hit South Africa hard.

# pandemic - Friday 25 June, 2021

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding
# Aviation
# Aviation

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding

Jun 25th 2021, 6:10 AM 15,274 Views 17 Comments

A further €5m in Government investment has also been placed in doubt.

# pandemic - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,873 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:19 PM 19,801 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

# pandemic - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:14 PM 26,147 Views 36 Comments

The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,321 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

# pandemic - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud
# CSO
# CSO

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud

Jun 17th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,367 Views 10 Comments

However, the number of fraud incidents increased in the last year by more than 13% compared with the previous year.

# pandemic - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,831 Views 14 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

# pandemic - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people

Jun 1st 2021, 6:25 AM 18,069 Views 3 Comments

A new report from the Irish Youth Foundation has been published today.

# pandemic - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines
# Patents
# Patents

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines

May 22nd 2021, 5:41 PM 11,002 Views 1 Comment

More than 60 countries support the waiving of patents for medical tools needed to fight the pandemic for three years.

# pandemic - Monday 10 May, 2021

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed
# Barring Orders
# Barring Orders

'If I didn't run, he would have killed me stone dead': Domestic abuse survivors say more support is needed

May 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,944 Views 0 Comments
  • Over the course of the pandemic some people have been trapped with their abusers 24-7, Órla Ryan writes
  • One domestic abuse survivor says people who breach barring orders should be automatically jailed
  • NGOs are calling for a new ministry dedicated to domestic violence

# pandemic - Friday 7 May, 2021

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid19
# Covid19

WHO approves China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

May 7th 2021, 4:45 PM 17,949 Views 11 Comments

This is the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality.

# pandemic - Monday 3 May, 2021

'The eating disorder crept in': Kilkenny twins on their experience dealing with anorexia during lockdown
# Aislinn And Roisin
# Aislinn And Roisin

'The eating disorder crept in': Kilkenny twins on their experience dealing with anorexia during lockdown

May 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 42,269 Views 0 Comments

Aislinn and Roisin Duggan (23) are in recovery after several years dealing with their eating disorders.

# pandemic - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Over-active immune response could be one reason for long Covid, study says
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Over-active immune response could be one reason for long Covid, study says

Apr 28th 2021, 2:07 PM 22,363 Views 10 Comments

The researchers said the findings may be of value for future studies in this area.

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June
# Travel
# Travel

Spain says it is ready to welcome tourists from June

Apr 28th 2021, 8:03 AM 50,431 Views 45 Comments

MEPs will today vote on a proposal for Digital Green Certificates.

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000

Apr 28th 2021, 7:17 AM 11,530 Views 26 Comments

Many experts suspect that the true death toll is higher than this.

# pandemic - Thursday 15 April, 2021

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 39,981 Views 102 Comments

Every person in Ireland aged 15 and over drinks, on average, 10.8 litres of pure alcohol each year, according to new figures.

# pandemic - Monday 12 April, 2021

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

Apr 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 18,298 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

# pandemic - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Apr 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 48,607 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

# pandemic - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services

Apr 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,693 Views 31 Comments

Ella Arensman has been appointed Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health.

# pandemic - Monday 5 April, 2021

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000

Apr 5th 2021, 3:35 PM 16,440 Views 13 Comments

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, recorded nearly 60,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

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