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#Vaccines

# vaccines - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
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# Vaccines

Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre

Jul 15th 2021, 8:59 PM 79,659 Views 59 Comments

Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE teaming up with dating platforms, such as Tinder and Hinge, to encourage vaccine take-up

Jul 15th 2021, 10:01 AM 15,057 Views 88 Comments

The dating platforms will offer vaccination badges for people in Ireland to display on their profiles.

# vaccines - Saturday 10 July, 2021

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen
# Target
# Target

EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults, says von der Leyen

Jul 10th 2021, 2:26 PM 14,375 Views 25 Comments

The European Commission President said “the EU has kept its word.”

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: A claim which describes 'major concerns' about the AstraZeneca vaccine is misleading

Jul 10th 2021, 1:00 PM 33,354 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been shared on Facebook.

# vaccines - Friday 9 July, 2021

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the Covid-19 vaccine figures don't include missed appointments

Jul 9th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,556 Views 0 Comments

An independent TD claimed that the official vaccine figures refer to the number of appointments made rather than doses administered.

# vaccines - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination
# Third Level
# Third Level

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination

Jul 8th 2021, 10:30 PM 15,252 Views 17 Comments

Large-scale antigen testing will likely be rolled out in colleges and universities.

# vaccines - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'Yes, there are people in the Lions bubble that haven’t been double-jabbed'
# Disarray
From The42
# Disarray

'Yes, there are people in the Lions bubble that haven’t been double-jabbed'

Jul 7th 2021, 6:52 PM 11,063 Views 8 Comments

Lions MD Ben Calveley defended the decision to proceed with this evening’s game against the Sharks.

570 Covid-19 cases reported in Northern Ireland, the highest daily figure since January
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

570 Covid-19 cases reported in Northern Ireland, the highest daily figure since January

Jul 7th 2021, 3:30 PM 19,764 Views 58 Comments

It is the highest daily figure recorded since the beginning of the year.

# vaccines - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow
# Covid19
# Covid19

Vaccine registration for people aged 30 to 34 brought forward to tomorrow

Jul 6th 2021, 9:53 AM 49,075 Views 45 Comments

This group will be able to register for an mRNA vaccine.

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme
# Rollout Boost
# Rollout Boost

Pfizer plans to have 16,000 people fully vaccinated by end of July via private scheme

Jul 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 58,751 Views 38 Comments

When the data is transferred to the HSE, the percentage of adults who are fully vaccinated will increase by 0.43%.

# vaccines - Monday 5 July, 2021

Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group
# Johnson And Johnson
# Johnson And Johnson

Supplies 'very limited' as pharmacies begin vaccinating 18-34 age group

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 3:55 PM 38,044 Views 44 Comments

The HSE confirmed that another 343,000 vaccine doses were administered last week.

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says
# Halfway There
# Halfway There

Half of adult population will be fully vaccinated by end of today, Donnelly says

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 16,621 Views 48 Comments

More than 4.3 million Covid jabs have been administered to date, with 49.6% of adults fully vaccinated.

# vaccines - Sunday 4 July, 2021

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

450,000 second doses of AZ will be completed within next 10 days, Reid says

Jul 4th 2021, 12:27 PM 28,563 Views 39 Comments

“They will all be fully completed now probably in the week commencing 12 July,” HSE chief Paul Reid said.

# vaccines - Saturday 3 July, 2021

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work
# Financial Incentives
# Financial Incentives

'Money can actually put people off': Why a €150 vaccine bonus for under-25s may not work

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 32,631 Views 95 Comments

The idea was mooted by a Fianna Fáil TD earlier this week.

# vaccines - Friday 2 July, 2021

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 56,863 Views 44 Comments

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

# vaccines - Thursday 1 July, 2021

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre
# Changing Location
# Changing Location

HSE to close Helix vaccination centre as it's set to relocate to National Show Centre

Jul 1st 2021, 11:54 AM 31,468 Views 28 Comments

It’s anticipated that the move will take place in mid-July.

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people under 25 get €150 to counter vaccine hesitancy?

Jul 1st 2021, 8:06 AM 61,466 Views 155 Comments

A TD has called on the government to give €150 each person born since 1996 to entice them to get vaccinated.

# vaccines - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?

Jun 30th 2021, 1:45 PM 24,721 Views 106 Comments

The government is to consider adapting the EU’s international travel cert for use in indoor dining.

# vaccines - Monday 28 June, 2021

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines to be made available to all age groups

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 10:12 PM 72,112 Views 82 Comments

Earlier this month, the gap between doses of this vaccine was reduced from 12 weeks to eight.

# vaccines - Friday 25 June, 2021

Taoiseach says young people should be vaccinated ‘more quickly’ with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Taoiseach says young people should be vaccinated ‘more quickly’ with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson

Jun 25th 2021, 12:42 PM 30,212 Views 67 Comments

The Taoiseach said it is positive that the Delta variant is not having the same impact on hospitalisations in Portugal as other variants.

# vaccines - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Ireland is at 'point of unease and apprehension' but some reason for optimism, HSE CEO says

Jun 24th 2021, 3:13 PM 18,139 Views 34 Comments

Confirmed Covid-19 case numbers have reduced by 22% in the past 14 days.

# vaccines - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar
# Over 18s
# Over 18s

Spare AstraZeneca vaccines may be given to younger age groups due to Delta concerns - Varadkar

Jun 23rd 2021, 2:15 PM 25,005 Views 39 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said there is engagement with NIAC over this consideration.

# vaccines - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'No clear legal basis' for processing information around employee vaccine status, DPC says

Jun 22nd 2021, 8:50 PM 53,608 Views 52 Comments

The Data Protection Commission said the processing of vaccine data by employers likely represents “unnecessary and excessive data collection”.

# vaccines - Monday 21 June, 2021

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

Jun 21st 2021, 6:00 AM 21,789 Views 70 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

# vaccines - Saturday 19 June, 2021

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September
# Covid19
# Covid19

People in 20s to get first Covid jabs in late August or early September

Jun 19th 2021, 12:44 PM 29,613 Views 54 Comments

It is likely that this cohort will not be fully vaccinated until October.

# vaccines - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,601 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

# vaccines - Monday 14 June, 2021

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to begin administering Covid-19 vaccines from today

Jun 14th 2021, 7:32 AM 30,136 Views 22 Comments

The system will open for people over the age of 50 today.

# vaccines - Sunday 13 June, 2021

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

Jun 13th 2021, 2:53 PM 7,349 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

# vaccines - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE
# Honours
# Honours

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE

Jun 12th 2021, 8:04 AM 34,856 Views 47 Comments

Adrian Hill emphasised the need to be prepared for other outbreaks.

# vaccines - Friday 11 June, 2021

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,238 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

# vaccines - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,842 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# vaccines - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s
# England
# England

NHS sees ‘Glastonbury-style’ surge in vaccine bookings after call to over-25s

Jun 8th 2021, 10:39 PM 25,784 Views 5 Comments

NHS England said the National Booking Service had 493,000 appointments reserved by midday today.

# vaccines - Monday 7 June, 2021

Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents
# Jab
# Jab

Moderna requests EU approval of its vaccine for adolescents

Jun 7th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,706 Views 3 Comments

A clinical trial found the vaccine was safe and effective in teenagers.

# vaccines - Friday 4 June, 2021

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight
# Rollout
# Rollout

Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight

Jun 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 26,009 Views 23 Comments

It’s hoped that the change will allow more people to be vaccinated sooner, but the exact timing depends on supply of the vaccine.

# vaccines - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
# Covax
# Covax

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:27 PM 12,314 Views 7 Comments

The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection
# Immunity
# Immunity

Hiqa advises NPHET to extend presumptive Covid immunity to nine months post-infection

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 24,837 Views 35 Comments

Increasing the period of presumptive immunity from six to nine months would have “widespread positive implications for people”.

# vaccines - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Gap between AstraZeneca doses can be reduced from twelve weeks to eight, NIAC advises

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:46 PM 44,594 Views 70 Comments

Changes to how the vaccine is used will be contingent on receiving supply.

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing
# Comirnaty
# Comirnaty

Ireland to receive extra Pfizer vaccines after EMA approves additional manufacturing

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:24 AM 33,448 Views 41 Comments

The approval is expected to have “a significant and immediate impact” on the supply of Comirnaty.

# vaccines - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pharmacists to start administering Covid-19 vaccines

Jun 1st 2021, 7:53 AM 48,079 Views 63 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said this latest development will help people who live far away from vaccine centres.

# vaccines - Monday 31 May, 2021

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver
# IP Waiver
# IP Waiver

EU, UK raise doubts about Covid vaccine patent waiver

May 31st 2021, 11:02 PM 24,823 Views 9 Comments

India and South Africa came forward with the original idea to waive intellectual property on Covid-19 vaccines.