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#Vaccination

# vaccination - Friday 14 January, 2022

Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Hundreds of hospital staff, including healthcare workers, not vaccinated against Covid-19

Fri 12:05 AM 77,814 Views 104 Comments
  • Almost 300 staff were considered 'at risk' to patients because of their vaccine status last November, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Nurses, healthcare assistants, therapists and a non-consultant hospital doctor among those unvaccinated.
  • Mandatory vaccination is not currently Government policy and the HSE redeploys staff it deems to be at risk to patients.

# vaccination - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Italy to introduce mandatory Covid vaccination for over 50s
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# Vaccines

Italy to introduce mandatory Covid vaccination for over 50s

Jan 5th 2022, 10:40 PM 29,234 Views 77 Comments

Out of Italy’s 59 million people, 28 million are over the age of 50.

# vaccination - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

First vaccination clinics for vulnerable children held as hospitals face pressure due to Covid

Updated Dec 29th 2021, 4:45 PM 90,722 Views 104 Comments
  • The number of people in hospital with Covid jumped by 75 overnight.
  • There were 16,959 positive swabs reported today by the Department of Health
  • The booster programme hit the milestone of 2,000,000 doses administered.

# vaccination - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Booster interval for people who have had Covid to be cut from six months to three months
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Booster interval for people who have had Covid to be cut from six months to three months

Dec 21st 2021, 4:44 PM 53,638 Views 71 Comments

The Covid-19 booster vaccine rollout is being accelerated due to the Omicron variant.

# vaccination - Friday 17 December, 2021

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?

Dec 17th 2021, 12:59 PM 39,345 Views 18 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the Covid-19 booster rollout programme.

# vaccination - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Fans in England must show Covid pass or proof of negative test from today
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

Fans in England must show Covid pass or proof of negative test from today

Dec 15th 2021, 11:27 AM 2,555 Views 3 Comments

The new measures will affect any sporting events with a crowd over 10,000.

# vaccination - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Vaccinations for vulnerable children to start next week, Taoiseach says
# Vaccine Programme
# Vaccine Programme

Vaccinations for vulnerable children to start next week, Taoiseach says

Dec 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 13,010 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin said that vulnerable children will begin to receive vaccines from 20 December.

# vaccination - Monday 6 December, 2021

Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres
# New Rules
# New Rules

Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres

Dec 6th 2021, 9:27 PM 34,328 Views 78 Comments

Those who have just tested negative in recent days for will no longer be allowed into concerts, movies or performances.

# vaccination - Monday 29 November, 2021

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
# Covax
# Covax

Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria

Nov 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 24,444 Views 34 Comments

The vaccination rate in Nigeria is currently below 2%.

# vaccination - Friday 19 November, 2021

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory
# Austria
# Austria

Austria imposing national lockdown for all and making vaccinations mandatory

Nov 19th 2021, 9:52 AM 87,285 Views 127 Comments
  • The lockdown will start from Monday and will be evaluated after 10 days.
  • It's planned that Covid-19 vaccinations will be mandatory from 1 February next year.
  • Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg blamed the unvaccinated for an “attack on the health system”.

# vaccination - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Use of Covid-19 passes extended to cinemas and theatres
# Vaccine Certs
# Vaccine Certs

Use of Covid-19 passes extended to cinemas and theatres

Nov 16th 2021, 7:07 PM 18,210 Views 22 Comments

A vaccination or recovery cert will now be needed to get into these facilities.

# vaccination - Monday 15 November, 2021

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Austria begins lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19

Nov 15th 2021, 7:52 AM 46,025 Views 100 Comments

About 65% of Austria’s almost nine million people are vaccinated.

# vaccination - Monday 8 November, 2021

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 12:16 PM 39,213 Views 45 Comments

The country has seen more than 201 cases per 100,000 residents in the past seven days.

# vaccination - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says

Nov 4th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,872 Views 10 Comments

The study’s authors said they hope the result encourage more people to get the jab

# vaccination - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US gives final approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine for children aged 5-11

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:48 AM 10,227 Views 44 Comments

The dosage has been adjusted to 10mg per injection, compared to 30mg for the older age groups.

# vaccination - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US regulatory panel backs Pfizer’s low-dose Covid-19 vaccine for children

Oct 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 8,606 Views 21 Comments

The FDA isn’t bound by the panel’s recommendation and is expected to make its own decision within days.

# vaccination - Monday 25 October, 2021

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Increase in number of people registering for Covid-19 vaccine - HSE

Oct 25th 2021, 10:17 AM 37,006 Views 112 Comments

The HSE’s Damien McCallion said an information campaign will run over the next 10 days to encourage people to take up a vaccine.

# vaccination - Friday 22 October, 2021

Pfizer reports Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in children
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# Vaccination

Pfizer reports Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in children

Oct 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 14,324 Views 17 Comments

The information was released as the US considers opening vaccinations to this age group.

# vaccination - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Vaccines are 90% effective at preventing deaths from Delta variant, study says
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Vaccines are 90% effective at preventing deaths from Delta variant, study says

Oct 21st 2021, 7:38 AM 13,526 Views 36 Comments

The study analysed data from 5.4 million people in Scotland between April and September.

# vaccination - Sunday 17 October, 2021

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Oct 17th 2021, 9:32 AM 29,398 Views 73 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# vaccination - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses
# Vaccination Week
# Vaccination Week

Pop-up vaccination centres to be extended on college campuses

Oct 16th 2021, 12:35 PM 11,405 Views 5 Comments

The pop-up centres were established across 15 higher education sites two weeks ago as part of Vaccination Week.

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

Oct 16th 2021, 11:00 AM 47,053 Views 64 Comments

Flu vaccines usually reduce the risk of infection by 40-60%.

# vaccination - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Oct 14th 2021, 7:44 AM 25,913 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study

Oct 14th 2021, 7:43 AM 16,288 Views 9 Comments

The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands.

# vaccination - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ireland is coming 'close to suppressing' Covid-19, Philip Nolan says

Oct 5th 2021, 4:43 PM 42,434 Views 20 Comments

“We seem to have come close to suppressing what is a very transmissible virus,” he said.

# vaccination - Friday 1 October, 2021

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students

Oct 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 13,336 Views 57 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full FDA approval for 16-year-olds and up.

# vaccination - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland to donate 335,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Uganda

Sep 28th 2021, 6:05 PM 11,223 Views 20 Comments

The consignment of vaccines will be completed later this week.

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer submits data to FDA to authorise Covid vaccine for young children

Sep 28th 2021, 3:29 PM 7,305 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer and BioNTech are also trialling their vaccine children under the age of five.

# vaccination - Monday 27 September, 2021

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,427 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
# Third Level
# Third Level

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 9,061 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

# vaccination - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch boy wins right to get a Covid-19 vaccine despite his father's refusal

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:02 PM 30,800 Views 0 Comments

Children aged 12 to 17 in the Netherlands can choose to be vaccinated but need permission from both parents.

# vaccination - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?
# Covid19
# Covid19

Explainer: What's happening with Covid vaccine trials for children under 12?

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 19,417 Views 26 Comments

The US may begin its rollout to younger children before the end of the year.

# vaccination - Thursday 9 September, 2021

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

LA expected to make Covid vaccines compulsory for schoolchildren aged 12 and over

Sep 9th 2021, 7:02 PM 15,049 Views 31 Comments

Under the proposal, all children attending in-person classes would need to have their first dose by 21 November.

# vaccination - Monday 6 September, 2021

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HSE to update vaccine registration process for pregnant women after confusion over rollout

Sep 6th 2021, 5:02 PM 9,255 Views 0 Comments

There were calls for clarity at the weekend as some pregnant women tried to get their jab at a walk-in clinic or register through the HSE helpline.

# vaccination - Friday 3 September, 2021

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

EU reaches deal with AstraZeneca to end legal battle over vaccine delivery

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 10,566 Views 8 Comments

AZ has made a “firm commitment” to deliver a total of 300 million vaccine doses by March next year.

# vaccination - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy
# New Advice
# New Advice

Covid-19 mRNA vaccines to be offered to women at all stages of pregnancy

Sep 1st 2021, 6:07 PM 12,417 Views 4 Comments

This comes after the NIAC made a number of recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer.

# vaccination - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,218 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

# vaccination - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,835 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# vaccination - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'
# Schools Return
# Schools Return

Foley: Unvaccinated pregnant teachers can return to classrooms or take 'pregnancy related leave'

Updated Aug 25th 2021, 4:54 PM 50,296 Views 160 Comments
  • The Education Minister says the department is 'following expert medical advice'.
  • Pregnant women in Ireland are advised to wait until 14 weeks before receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Foley says the advice also applies to pregnant women in other professions.
Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Covid Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccine protection reduces after six months, study suggests

Aug 25th 2021, 7:24 AM 58,533 Views 112 Comments

“Waning protection is to be expected and is not a reason to not get vaccinated,” a professor said.

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