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# pfizer - Friday 9 April, 2021

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca
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# Australia

Australia buys extra 20 million doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine as it pivots from AstraZeneca

Fri 7:09 AM 22,955 Views 47 Comments

The move follows the EMA saying it had found a ‘possible link’ between the AZ vaccine and rare blood clots.

# pfizer - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EMA finds no specific age risk for AstraZeneca, 'updated recommendation' due next week

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 4:05 PM 17,720 Views 41 Comments

The company now plans to submit applications to regulators for approval in this age group.

# pfizer - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Ireland to receive 46,500 additional Pfizer doses this month, Taoiseach confirms
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to receive 46,500 additional Pfizer doses this month, Taoiseach confirms

Updated Mar 10th 2021, 11:12 AM 39,528 Views 96 Comments

“When they get here, they will be administered quickly,” the Taoiseach said.

# pfizer - Monday 8 March, 2021

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine
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# Pfizer

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine

Mar 8th 2021, 9:23 PM 49,307 Views 39 Comments

New Zealand has so far completed inoculations of only a few thousand people, mainly border workers.

# pfizer - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s
# Highly Effective
# Highly Effective

Study in Britain finds vaccines more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over-80s

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:50 AM 11,728 Views 29 Comments

The results of the study, which analysed both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines, was hailed as “extremely good news” yesterday.

# pfizer - Friday 19 February, 2021

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose

Feb 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,804 Views 30 Comments

The study also observed efficacy in asymptomatic patients.

# pfizer - Monday 15 February, 2021

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,151 Views 34 Comments

Some 600,000 people took part in the study.

# pfizer - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

'Bear with us': HSE deals with rollout issues as Taoiseach pledges vaccination of over-70s will begin on time

Updated Feb 4th 2021, 3:19 PM 61,341 Views 73 Comments
  • 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

# pfizer - Monday 1 February, 2021

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses
# Booster
# Booster

BioNTech-Pfizer to send EU up to 75 million more vaccine doses

Feb 1st 2021, 9:13 AM 41,012 Views 39 Comments

There’s been growing anger over the EU’s inoculation campaign, which has been criticised as too slow.

# pfizer - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?
# Waiting And Waiting
# Waiting And Waiting

Delayed until the end of 2021: What's happening with the Sanofi/GSK jab?

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 AM 37,610 Views 25 Comments

The vaccine – of which Ireland is due to receive more three million doses – will not be available until the end of the year, at the earliest.

# pfizer - Sunday 24 January, 2021

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No deaths in Europe directly linked to Covid vaccine, experts say

Jan 24th 2021, 11:46 AM 30,796 Views 34 Comments

Health agencies say the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were among people who were elderly and already vulnerable.

# pfizer - Friday 22 January, 2021

WHO agrees deal to supply initial 40 million Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries
# Covax
# Covax

WHO agrees deal to supply initial 40 million Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:46 PM 18,105 Views 18 Comments

“We still have a lot of work to do, but the light at the end of the tunnel continues to grow brighter,” the WHO chief said today.

# pfizer - Friday 15 January, 2021

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe
# Delays
# Delays

Ireland may have to adjust vaccine rollout plan after Pfizer temporarily reduces deliveries to Europe

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 1:35 PM 87,552 Views 57 Comments

“The temporary reduction will affect all European countries,” Norway’s Public Health Agency said in a statement.

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains
# Covid19
# Covid19

EMA says shorter process can be used if vaccines have to be adapted for new strains

Jan 15th 2021, 12:25 PM 9,927 Views 7 Comments

Developers have said they could adapt the vaccine quickly if a new variant is resistant to it.

# pfizer - Friday 8 January, 2021

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

EU strikes deal to double supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to 600 million jabs

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 10:39 AM 21,030 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach said earlier this week that up to 135,000 people will have received two vaccine doses by the end of February.

# pfizer - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December
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# Vaccination

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:55 PM 35,159 Views 73 Comments

The Minister for Health has said that tens of thousands of doses will arrive in Ireland each week from early January.

# pfizer - Friday 18 December, 2020

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HSE expects to have hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses by end of February

Dec 18th 2020, 9:53 AM 15,710 Views 22 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, CEO Paul Reid said the level of distribution across the EU after approval will depend on capacity of the suppliers.

# pfizer - Sunday 13 December, 2020

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US set for mass vaccinations as Pfizer/BioNTech doses shipped out

Dec 13th 2020, 2:05 PM 14,895 Views 17 Comments

The doses will be in boxes containing dry ice that are capable of staying at -70 degrees Celsius.

# pfizer - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Q&A: Answers to reader questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and Ireland's rollout plans
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Answers to reader questions about the Covid-19 vaccine and Ireland's rollout plans

Dec 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,004 Views 29 Comments
  • 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.

# pfizer - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'

Dec 10th 2020, 6:13 PM 39,934 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts making the claim have been shared thousands of times in recent days.

Irish regulator says appropriate advice will be given if Pfizer vaccine approved after UK allergy warning
# Allergic Reaction
# Allergic Reaction

Irish regulator says appropriate advice will be given if Pfizer vaccine approved after UK allergy warning

Dec 10th 2020, 6:15 AM 28,070 Views 24 Comments

The adverse reactions which prompted the allergy warning in the UK are likely to be taken into the consideration by the EU regulatory body.

# pfizer - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Canada’s health regulator approves Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Canada’s health regulator approves Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 9th 2020, 6:26 PM 10,422 Views 15 Comments

The vaccine has already been approved by the UK and officials expect US approval within days.

# pfizer - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

First Covid-19 vaccine in Northern Ireland to be administered today

Dec 8th 2020, 12:15 AM 5,863 Views 2 Comments

The Pfizer/BioNTech dose will be administered at 8am at a mass vaccination centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

# pfizer - Sunday 6 December, 2020

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?

Dec 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 38,850 Views 0 Comments

Let’s take a look at how trials for the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have involved older age groups.

# pfizer - Friday 4 December, 2020

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,110 Views 0 Comments

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

# pfizer - Thursday 3 December, 2020

EU agency insists it has the 'most appropriate' vaccine regulation process after UK approves Pfizer jab
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

EU agency insists it has the 'most appropriate' vaccine regulation process after UK approves Pfizer jab

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:04 AM 16,266 Views 37 Comments

The UK formally approved the vaccine yesterday.

# pfizer - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Health Minister says Covid-19 vaccine should be free as nine freezer trucks arrive in Ireland

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 7:55 PM 105,501 Views 140 Comments

The Taoiseach said the low temperature fridges are being stored in Citywest before being distributed around the country.

Covid-19: How does the new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: How does the new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine work?

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:01 AM 30,288 Views 75 Comments

News of the vaccine’s approval has been celebrated as a landmark moment in the fight against Covid-19.

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK formally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:24 AM 21,761 Views 55 Comments

The UK has become the first western country to licence a vaccine against he virus.

# pfizer - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

Nov 26th 2020, 5:03 PM 33,647 Views 20 Comments

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.

# pfizer - Friday 20 November, 2020

Americans face growing raft of Covid-19 restrictions as emergency vaccine request to be filed
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Americans face growing raft of Covid-19 restrictions as emergency vaccine request to be filed

Nov 20th 2020, 7:25 AM 15,760 Views 4 Comments

An emergency use authorisation request for the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is expected to be filed today.

# pfizer - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is 95% effective with no serious side effects, according to trial results
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is 95% effective with no serious side effects, according to trial results

Nov 18th 2020, 11:58 AM 41,147 Views 189 Comments

The vaccine has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries.

# pfizer - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: Which Covid-19 vaccines could Ireland get and how prepared are we for the roll-out?

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 46,350 Views 103 Comments

The European Commission has signed agreements with four companies so far.

# pfizer - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

High-level taskforce created to oversee Covid-19 vaccine roll out in Ireland

Nov 11th 2020, 3:49 PM 28,778 Views 54 Comments

People who are most vulnerable to Covid-19 will be the immediate priority of government.

# pfizer - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: The logistical challenges for the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine

Nov 10th 2020, 4:09 PM 20,918 Views 19 Comments

The news yesterday was really positive, but there are practical considerations to bear in mind.

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
# Covid19
# Covid19

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:27 PM 32,879 Views 25 Comments

Von der Leyen today described the vaccine as “the most promising so far”.

# pfizer - Monday 9 November, 2020

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 3:30 PM 116,134 Views 285 Comments

The results are in from its phase three trial.

# pfizer - Monday 2 November, 2020

Pfizer 'cautiously optimistic' about getting vaccine approval by the end of November
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Pfizer 'cautiously optimistic' about getting vaccine approval by the end of November

Nov 2nd 2020, 1:14 PM 48,082 Views 70 Comments

Any circulation of the vaccine in 2020 “will be very, very minimal”, says Dr Paul Duffy, Vice President of Pfizer Global Supply.

# pfizer - Monday 4 February, 2019

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Pfizer staff to take industrial action in ongoing dispute over pension changes

Feb 4th 2019, 6:57 PM 23,689 Views 64 Comments

Siptu members at Pfizer have rejected a Labour Court recommendation on the matter.

# pfizer - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Pfizer cancels €400m expansion at Dublin plant
# Grange Castle
# Grange Castle

Pfizer cancels €400m expansion at Dublin plant

Nov 27th 2016, 2:11 PM 28,462 Views 42 Comments

The plan was dependent on the success of a new cholesterol-reducing drug.

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