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#Vaccine

# vaccine - Thursday 7 January, 2021

78-year-old man who had Covid-19 and was given an hour to live ‘very happy’ to receive vaccine
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# Nursing Homes

78-year-old man who had Covid-19 and was given an hour to live ‘very happy’ to receive vaccine

Jan 7th 2021, 2:33 PM 29,285 Views 19 Comments

Michael Delaney was hospitalised with Covid-19 for seven weeks last year.

# vaccine - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Police in the North warn of Covid-19 vaccine scam
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Police in the North warn of Covid-19 vaccine scam

Jan 6th 2021, 3:01 PM 29,186 Views 5 Comments

The PSNI has issued a warning.

# vaccine - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?
# Answers
# Answers

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 vaccines and the rollout in Ireland?

Jan 5th 2021, 12:14 PM 17,965 Views 0 Comments

By the end of this week it is expected 35,000 people will have received their first dose.

# vaccine - Monday 4 January, 2021

EU regulator says decision on whether to authorise Moderna vaccine won't be made until Wednesday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

EU regulator says decision on whether to authorise Moderna vaccine won't be made until Wednesday

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 6:44 PM 47,180 Views 47 Comments

Ireland has ordered 880,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine.

Oxford coronavirus vaccine rollout begins in Northern Ireland
# Oxford Vaccine
# Oxford Vaccine

Oxford coronavirus vaccine rollout begins in Northern Ireland

Jan 4th 2021, 3:44 PM 14,732 Views 18 Comments

John Grey (84) leaned on his walking stick and said: “I am relieved, let’s say that.

# vaccine - Friday 1 January, 2021

HSE aiming for 25,000 completed vaccines by end of next week as first jabs take place in Cork hospitals
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE aiming for 25,000 completed vaccines by end of next week as first jabs take place in Cork hospitals

Jan 1st 2021, 4:11 PM 52,949 Views 94 Comments

The executive says 25 nursing homes will see vaccines take place next week.

# vaccine - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine approval unlikely in January, European Medicines Agency says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine approval unlikely in January, European Medicines Agency says

Dec 31st 2020, 9:05 AM 35,349 Views 41 Comments

The vaccine was approved in Britain yesterday.

# vaccine - Monday 28 December, 2020

Leo Varadkar: Case for months of 'sustainable' Covid-19 restrictions while vulnerable are vaccinated
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Leo Varadkar: Case for months of 'sustainable' Covid-19 restrictions while vulnerable are vaccinated

Dec 28th 2020, 9:00 AM 97,295 Views 157 Comments

Varadkar also indicated that Level 5 will last beyond 12 January.

# vaccine - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Taoiseach says he will not jump the queue for Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Taoiseach says he will not jump the queue for Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:39 AM 27,787 Views 76 Comments

Martin said he would have no issue with being vaccinated in public.

# vaccine - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Anthony Fauci gives the thumbs up as he gets the vaccine
# The Fauch
# The Fauch

Anthony Fauci gives the thumbs up as he gets the vaccine

Dec 22nd 2020, 4:52 PM 13,584 Views 24 Comments

The widely-respected scientist said he took the shot “as a symbol to the rest of the country”.

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

First vaccines to be administered in Ireland on 30 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:55 PM 35,163 Views 73 Comments

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

# vaccine - Monday 21 December, 2020

EU approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine as rollout in Ireland due 'within the coming days'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

EU approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine as rollout in Ireland due 'within the coming days'

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 7:02 PM 55,137 Views 75 Comments

The Health Minister said this is “an early Christmas present for us all”.

How anti-vaccine misinformation took aim at the Toy Show - and what can be done about it
# Anti-vaxxers
# Anti-vaxxers

How anti-vaccine misinformation took aim at the Toy Show - and what can be done about it

Dec 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 45,215 Views 104 Comments

Ireland is seeing a lot of misinformation about vaccines right now – and there’s no sign of it stopping.

# vaccine - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Reader Q&A: The Swine Flu vaccine was fast-tracked too - so how are things different this time around?
# Questions Answered
# Questions Answered

Reader Q&A: The Swine Flu vaccine was fast-tracked too - so how are things different this time around?

Dec 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,216 Views 26 Comments

Vaccinations in the European Union are set to begin from 27 December.

# vaccine - Friday 18 December, 2020

Brazil’s supreme court rules Covid-19 vaccination can be made mandatory
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Brazil’s supreme court rules Covid-19 vaccination can be made mandatory

Dec 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 16,533 Views 58 Comments

Around one-fifth of Brazilians say they will not get inoculated against the virus.

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.

US set to approve second Covid-19 vaccine
# Moderna
# Moderna

US set to approve second Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 18th 2020, 7:26 AM 7,385 Views 9 Comments

The FDA has signalled it will approve the Moderna vaccine.

# vaccine - Thursday 17 December, 2020

EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January
# EMA
# EMA

EU regulator brings Moderna vaccine decision forward to 6 January

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 6:05 PM 18,031 Views 16 Comments

The date for a decision had been 12 January.

# vaccine - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

A small volume of Covid-19 vaccines could be available this month, Taoiseach tells FF TDs

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 8:55 PM 17,085 Views 34 Comments

Up to 15 mass vaccination centres around the country are being considered, the health committee also heard today.

The Explainer: How Ireland plans to roll-out Covid-19 vaccines
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How Ireland plans to roll-out Covid-19 vaccines

Dec 16th 2020, 6:30 PM 8,698 Views 0 Comments

On this week’s podcast, we talk through what we know so far.

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

At least 20% of world population may not have access to Covid-19 vaccine until 2022, study warns

Dec 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,357 Views 16 Comments

A second study estimates that 3.7 billion adults worldwide are willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine.

# vaccine - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun on how the Covid-19 vaccines work

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 6:30 PM 27,580 Views 13 Comments

Virologist Dr Cillian de Gascun breaks the whole thing down for us on this week’s podcast.

Canada administers first doses of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Canada administers first doses of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 15th 2020, 7:32 AM 6,957 Views 11 Comments

Five frontline workers in Ontario were among the first Canadians to receive the vaccine.

# vaccine - Monday 14 December, 2020

Nurse in New York becomes first person in US to receive Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Nurse in New York becomes first person in US to receive Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 14th 2020, 3:49 PM 15,756 Views 8 Comments

Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, received the Pfizer-BioNTech shot.

# vaccine - 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 14,896 Views 17 Comments

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

Explainer: What is a vaccine and why are they so important?
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Explainer: What is a vaccine and why are they so important?

Dec 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,356 Views 17 Comments

Let’s get back to basics.

# vaccine - 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 47,157 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.

# vaccine - Friday 11 December, 2020

Public asked to fill out HSE survey on how they feel about the Covid vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public asked to fill out HSE survey on how they feel about the Covid vaccine

Dec 11th 2020, 9:50 PM 27,829 Views 23 Comments

The survey is running for a week, and will inform the HSE’s information campaign.

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taskforce had 'positive' discussions with Data Protection Commission about vaccine tracking system

Dec 11th 2020, 11:34 AM 6,585 Views 5 Comments

A company to provide the IT system is expected to be selected shortly.

# vaccine - Thursday 10 December, 2020

US expert panel recommends approval of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

US expert panel recommends approval of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 10:50 PM 19,747 Views 37 Comments

A final FDA decision is expected within days.

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 41,576 Views 0 Comments

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

HSE will call on 'influential groups' to encourage people to get Covid-19 vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE will call on 'influential groups' to encourage people to get Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 11,202 Views 43 Comments

CEO Paul Reid said the HSE wants to stay ‘well ahead’ of anti vaccination campaigns and get clear and precise information to people.

EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month
# EMA
# EMA

EU medicines regulator says data 'looks robust' as it plans toward Pfizer vaccine approval by end of month

Dec 10th 2020, 4:31 PM 12,475 Views 8 Comments

A decision on the approval of the Pfizer/BioNtech is due on 29 December.

Government to consider prioritising under-18s with health conditions for Covid-19 vaccine
# Sequencing
# Sequencing

Government to consider prioritising under-18s with health conditions for Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 10th 2020, 3:20 PM 9,229 Views 12 Comments

Under-18s are currently listed in the final grouping.

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 28,081 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.

# vaccine - 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 10,424 Views 15 Comments

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

UK regulators warn people with history of serious allergic reactions not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

UK regulators warn people with history of serious allergic reactions not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab

Dec 9th 2020, 12:36 PM 26,289 Views 55 Comments

Two people who had the jab yesterday had allergic reactions.

Clinical trials, mRNA, herd immunity? - a glossary of Covid-19 vaccine terms
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Clinical trials, mRNA, herd immunity? - a glossary of Covid-19 vaccine terms

Dec 9th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,295 Views 11 Comments

The Government has announced its allocation strategy, publishing a list of groups in order of priority.

# vaccine - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Fermanagh grandmother who was the first to receive Pfizer vaccine advises others to 'do what I did'

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 7:50 PM 51,784 Views 53 Comments

Margaret Keenan said: “If I can have it at 90 then you can have it too… Go for it.”

Covid-19 vaccine won't be available privately in Ireland as part of roll-out
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Covid-19 vaccine won't be available privately in Ireland as part of roll-out

Dec 8th 2020, 6:11 PM 31,698 Views 21 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said we couldn’t have non-state bodies “off doing their own thing”.