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#Vaccinations

# vaccinations - Yesterday’s News

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines

Wed 5:15 PM 30,040 Views 21 Comments

Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive vaccines for free through the initiative.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

People with underlying conditions have been moved up the vaccine priority list

Updated Tue 9:00 PM 73,534 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed the change this evening.

# vaccinations - Monday 8 February, 2021

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

More than 230,000 vaccine doses administered in Ireland up to last Friday

Feb 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 28,255 Views 94 Comments

The HSE has said that a further 29,000 vaccines will be administered this week.

# vaccinations - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Reader Q&A: What impact will the AstraZeneca developments have on Ireland's vaccine roll-out?

Feb 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,012 Views 0 Comments

The plan for those aged over 70 has changed.

# vaccinations - Monday 1 February, 2021

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures

Feb 1st 2021, 8:23 PM 32,061 Views 9 Comments

The ECDC’s vaccine tracker said Ireland had more than twice its actual number of doses administered.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Cabinet signs off on plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Cabinet signs off on plan for GPs and pharmacists to vaccinate 1.5 million people

Updated Jan 19th 2021, 6:45 PM 64,118 Views 161 Comments

GPs working in mass vaccination centres will be paid €120 per hour under the plan.

# vaccinations - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Opinion: Covid-19 vaccine rollout may present future challenges for employers

Jan 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 81,895 Views 59 Comments

As vaccinations continue, employers need to consider the rights of employees when looking at the health of their teams and any return to the workplace writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly
# Vaccine Plan
# Vaccine Plan

Government plans to have almost 4 million people vaccinated by end of September, says Donnelly

Jan 13th 2021, 5:11 PM 37,968 Views 84 Comments

Varadkar says between 50,000 and 55,000 people will be vaccinated this week.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Pfizer vaccine could be approved for use in Ireland next week as EMA brings forward meeting
# Inoc-yule-ation
# Inoc-yule-ation

Pfizer vaccine could be approved for use in Ireland next week as EMA brings forward meeting

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 1:45 PM 14,938 Views 20 Comments

Germany’s Bild newspaper reports that the European Medicines Agency will now meet on 23 December.

# vaccinations - Saturday 12 September, 2020

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff

Sep 12th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,211 Views 29 Comments

Rates of healthcare worker vaccine uptake, particularly in nursing homes, remain low.

# vaccinations - Friday 17 January, 2020

HSE issues mumps warning as 132 cases reported last week - the highest weekly number in over a decade
# Mumps
# Mumps

HSE issues mumps warning as 132 cases reported last week - the highest weekly number in over a decade

Updated Jan 17th 2020, 10:12 PM 26,801 Views 26 Comments

Symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and painful swollen salivary glands.

# vaccinations - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Mumps and measles on the rise in Ireland as people share discredited research online

Nov 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 11,677 Views 53 Comments

Dr Kevin Kelleher of the HSE said Andrew Wakefield’s research linking vaccines to autism has been “utterly discredited”.

# vaccinations - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital
# Mumps
# Mumps

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

Oct 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,347 Views 18 Comments

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines
# Mandatory Vaccinations
# Mandatory Vaccinations

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 3:47 PM 16,089 Views 138 Comments

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

# vaccinations - Monday 9 September, 2019

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness
# HPV
# HPV

Harris asks social media companies and sporting organisations to help raise vaccine awareness

Sep 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,738 Views 123 Comments

The health minister sent letters to companies like Facebook and Google in recent weeks.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Poll: Do you support mandatory vaccination?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you support mandatory vaccination?

Aug 28th 2019, 9:27 AM 50,266 Views 178 Comments

Eleven European countries have mandatory vaccinations for a range of bacterial and viral infections.

# vaccinations - Friday 14 June, 2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine requirements for school children
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine requirements for school children

Jun 14th 2019, 10:49 PM 17,805 Views 31 Comments

Meanwhile, Jessica Biel has said she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.

# vaccinations - 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 16,407 Views 15 Comments

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

# vaccinations - Friday 26 April, 2019

Simon Harris has asked the Attorney General to look at mandatory vaccinations
# Measles
# Measles

Simon Harris has asked the Attorney General to look at mandatory vaccinations

Apr 26th 2019, 1:00 PM 33,716 Views 171 Comments

Earlier this week, it was announced that Ireland had experienced a 204% increase in cases of measles.

# vaccinations - Thursday 25 April, 2019

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

Apr 25th 2019, 11:15 AM 41,091 Views 112 Comments

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'She loved the excitement of life': Funeral of vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan taking place in Clare
# RIP
# RIP

'She loved the excitement of life': Funeral of vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan taking place in Clare

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 1:01 PM 27,458 Views 9 Comments

Laura Brennan will be laid to rest following the service in Ennis Cathedral this afternoon.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'An incredible young woman': Tributes paid to HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan
# Laura Brennan
# Laura Brennan

'An incredible young woman': Tributes paid to HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 9:42 PM 102,697 Views 47 Comments

Brennan was diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 24.

# vaccinations - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'
# Hse Warning
# Hse Warning

Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'

Jan 10th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,352 Views 34 Comments

The HSE yesterday issued an initial warning after the deaths of three people.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

'It's not a coincidence': HSE expert links latest mumps outbreak to discredited study of MMR vaccine

Oct 10th 2018, 10:34 AM 24,917 Views 51 Comments

The HSE is still trying to determine how many people have been affected by the outbreak.

# vaccinations - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s

Mar 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 12,789 Views 36 Comments

There have been a number of mumps outbreaks among adults in the US recently, including on college campuses.

# vaccinations - Friday 5 January, 2018

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study
# Social Cleansing
# Social Cleansing

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study

Jan 5th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,053 Views 9 Comments

A new study has concluded that people who are central in their digital networks are also central in their real-life human networks.

# vaccinations - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

Nov 26th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,830 Views 40 Comments

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Parents urged to vaccinate children after HSE notified of potential measles case in Cork
# Measles
# Measles

Parents urged to vaccinate children after HSE notified of potential measles case in Cork

Oct 25th 2017, 12:37 PM 36,928 Views 42 Comments

Two cases of measles were confirmed in Dublin last Friday.

# vaccinations - Friday 20 October, 2017

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

Oct 20th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,467 Views 73 Comments

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

# vaccinations - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Poll: Should parents be jailed for refusing to vaccinate their child?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should parents be jailed for refusing to vaccinate their child?

Oct 5th 2017, 9:07 AM 27,420 Views 208 Comments

A mother in the US has been jailed for a week.

# vaccinations - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Vaccine compensation scheme being considered by government
# Payments
# Payments

Vaccine compensation scheme being considered by government

Aug 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 25,280 Views 80 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said his department is examining how to roll out a vaccination compensation programme.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated?
# Family Poll
# Family Poll

Poll: Would you prevent your child from being vaccinated?

Aug 9th 2017, 4:29 PM 1,776 Views 3 Comments

Childhood vaccinations are an important health measure, but not all parents are in favour.

# vaccinations - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect
# America
# America

Small decline in MMR vaccinations could have a serious effect

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,437 Views 34 Comments

A 5% drop in measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations caused a threefold increase in annual measles cases, a new study found.

# vaccinations - Friday 2 June, 2017

15 infants die in South Sudan after children as young as 12 years old administer measles vaccine
# Contamination
# Contamination

15 infants die in South Sudan after children as young as 12 years old administer measles vaccine

Jun 2nd 2017, 1:06 PM 17,218 Views 14 Comments

The children died of “severe sepsis/toxicity”, the UN said.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Poll: Should parents who don't get vaccinations for their children have child benefit cut in half?
# Recommended
# Recommended

Poll: Should parents who don't get vaccinations for their children have child benefit cut in half?

May 3rd 2017, 9:22 AM 45,305 Views 507 Comments

Less than half of eligible girls began the series of HPV jabs last September, far lower than the target of 80%.

# vaccinations - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Daly tells Dáil that HSE blocked 14-year-old narcolepsy sufferer from accessing documents
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Daly tells Dáil that HSE blocked 14-year-old narcolepsy sufferer from accessing documents

Apr 5th 2017, 8:38 AM 14,627 Views 32 Comments

Daly called it “one of the biggest public health scandals in recent years”.

# vaccinations - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates

Feb 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,479 Views 61 Comments

A Trinity professor says such fear mongering presents a risk to the wider public.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The number of people with the flu doubled during December
# Health
# Health

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:25 AM 16,399 Views 30 Comments

There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.

# vaccinations - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Babies born since October to get vaccinations against two more illnesses
# Rotavirus
# Rotavirus

Babies born since October to get vaccinations against two more illnesses

Nov 22nd 2016, 2:35 PM 15,097 Views 19 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris today said families could avail of the vaccinations from 1 December.

# vaccinations - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness

Feb 18th 2016, 12:15 PM 33,929 Views 32 Comments

The former rugby player spoke out after a young British girl died from the condition.

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