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#AstraZeneca

# astrazeneca - Friday 4 June, 2021

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

Jun 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 24,500 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.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:46 PM 41,740 Views 69 Comments

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

# astrazeneca - Thursday 27 May, 2021

NIAC to review 12-week interval for AstraZeneca doses in view of India variant
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NIAC to review 12-week interval for AstraZeneca doses in view of India variant

May 27th 2021, 5:59 PM 29,137 Views 22 Comments

Ireland administers AstraZeneca in two doses 12 weeks apart.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine
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Legal showdown between EU and AstraZeneca begins, with EU seeking huge fine

May 26th 2021, 2:23 PM 20,531 Views 22 Comments

The Anglo-Swedish company is set to provide 70 million doses in the second quarter – it had promised 180 million.

# astrazeneca - Monday 10 May, 2021

Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days
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Update on use of J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines for under-50s expected in coming days

May 10th 2021, 4:39 PM 55,141 Views 41 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said he expects to receive an updated recommendation from NIAC in the coming days.

# astrazeneca - Monday 26 April, 2021

US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world
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US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccines with the world

Apr 26th 2021, 6:28 PM 36,475 Views 42 Comments

The Astra Zeneca vaccine has yet to be cleared for use in the US but is used across the globe.

# astrazeneca - Friday 23 April, 2021

Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine
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Health products regulator reports 'small number' of clotting events linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

Apr 23rd 2021, 8:16 AM 24,476 Views 51 Comments

The number of people affected is reported to be below five.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 22 April, 2021

European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise
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European Commission says no legal action taken against AstraZeneca - despite Stephen Donnelly saying otherwise

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:30 PM 23,039 Views 39 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said that the action was take over AstraZeneca’s “complete failure to meet its delivery and contractual agreements for April, May and June”.

# astrazeneca - Friday 16 April, 2021

50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice
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50,000 register for Covid-19 vaccine as GPs ask people not to call for AstraZeneca advice

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 50,284 Views 45 Comments

67 year olds can be registered tomorrow followed by 66 year olds on Sunday and 65 year olds from Monday.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week
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Denmark abandons AstraZeneca vaccine, EMA to rule on J&J jab next week

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 53,455 Views 59 Comments

The director general of the health authority said he “would not hesitate” to use this vaccine if Denmark’s Covid-19 situation was in a worse position.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly
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Increased concern among public about taking the AstraZeneca vaccine following NIAC decision, says Kelly

Apr 13th 2021, 1:12 PM 16,201 Views 61 Comments

The Labour leader says clear advice and practical guidance by public health experts is needed now for the over 60s.

Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met
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Tánaiste says we'll know in coming days whether June vaccine target can still be met

Apr 13th 2021, 9:59 AM 33,858 Views 98 Comments

The HSE is now assessing the impact of NIAC’s advice that the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those over 60.

Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout
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Q&A: Why Ireland changed its guidelines for the AstraZeneca vaccine - and how it'll affect the rollout

Apr 13th 2021, 7:50 AM 70,130 Views 76 Comments

The HSE is going to consider over the next few days how this affects the vaccine rollout.

# astrazeneca - Monday 12 April, 2021

NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only
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NIAC recommends giving AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 60 only

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 9:08 PM 131,057 Views 165 Comments
  • The committee met this morning to review the vaccine following a warning from the European Medicines Agency.
  • The HSE had advised that all AstraZeneca vaccination clinics for tomorrow should be cancelled.
  • In a statement this evening, AstraZeneca said it "recognises" the decision taken by NIAC.

# astrazeneca - Friday 9 April, 2021

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

Apr 9th 2021, 7:09 AM 23,401 Views 47 Comments

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

# astrazeneca - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient
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Irish medicines watchdog probing first blood clot case in AstraZeneca vaccine recipient

Apr 8th 2021, 6:07 PM 34,300 Views 18 Comments

The HPRA confirmed it has received a case which describes “an unusual clot in the brain.”

Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far
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Explainer: What is known about the AstraZeneca blood clot reports so far

Apr 8th 2021, 2:54 PM 21,369 Views 16 Comments

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee is to decide if further advice needs to be issued about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’
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Australia to restrict use of AstraZeneca vaccine with ‘necessary precautions’

Apr 8th 2021, 2:20 PM 11,135 Views 9 Comments

Pfizer’s jab will now be the preferred vaccine for those under the age of 50.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds
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AstraZeneca vaccine has possible link to rare cases of unusual blood clots, EMA finds

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 30,411 Views 88 Comments

NIAC has said its current advice about the use of this vaccine in Ireland still applies.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 3 April, 2021

UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine
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UK releases new data about AstraZeneca-linked blood clots as EMA continues to support use of vaccine

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:19 PM 163,530 Views 44 Comments

Several European countries have paused the use of the jab.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s
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AstraZeneca vaccinations halted in parts of Germany for under-60s

Mar 30th 2021, 6:06 PM 31,247 Views 49 Comments

Officials in Berlin, Munich and the eastern state of Brandenburg took the decision.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine
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Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 27th 2021, 1:10 PM 29,026 Views 58 Comments

Northern Ireland’s programme has opened to the 50-and-over age cohort.

# astrazeneca - Friday 26 March, 2021

The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute
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The EMA has granted approval for AstraZeneca plant at centre of diplomatic dispute

Mar 26th 2021, 2:54 PM 26,694 Views 24 Comments

The Dutch plant has been at the centre of a bitter spat between the UK and the EU over AstraZeneca’s vaccine production shortfall.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 25 March, 2021

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
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AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 81,607 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning
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EU criticises AstraZeneca over production shortfalls amid action warning

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 25,489 Views 55 Comments

The European Union has been criticised at home and abroad for the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

AstraZeneca may have used outdated information in trial – US health officials
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AstraZeneca may have used outdated information in trial – US health officials

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:20 AM 25,338 Views 24 Comments

AstraZeneca reported on Monday that its Covid-19 vaccine provided strong protection among adults of all ages in a long-anticipated US study,

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines
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Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 13,840 Views 23 Comments

Dr Lorraine Nolan also said the public can be assured the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

# astrazeneca - Monday 22 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows
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AstraZeneca vaccine 100% effective against 'severe' Covid, data from US-led trial shows

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:10 AM 15,374 Views 22 Comments

The US-led study found no increased risk of blood clots.

# astrazeneca - Saturday 20 March, 2021

AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban
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AstraZeneca rollout resumes in Ireland after pause as EU threatens company with export ban

Updated Mar 20th 2021, 7:16 PM 65,284 Views 134 Comments
  • The European Medicines Agency reviewed the AstraZeneca vaccine and has concluded that it is safe and effective.
  • The EU is threatening AstraZeneca with an export ban.
  • There are 328 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals around Ireland as of this morning.

# astrazeneca - Friday 19 March, 2021

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
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'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mar 19th 2021, 7:38 PM 14,309 Views 15 Comments

Johnson, who is 56, is part of Cohort 8 who began getting their vaccinations earlier this week.

The EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use - here's what happens next
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The EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use - here's what happens next

Mar 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,499 Views 44 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn has said it is expected a further update on the resumption of the use of AstraZeneca will be made today.

# astrazeneca - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'
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EMA 'firmly convinced' benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of the side effects'

Mar 16th 2021, 1:33 PM 17,213 Views 22 Comments

The EMA is continuing to carry out its investigation into the vaccine after reports of rare blood-clotting events.

# astrazeneca - Monday 15 March, 2021

EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'
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EMA says benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine 'outweigh the risks of side effects'

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 5:59 PM 53,153 Views 120 Comments
  • NIAC has recommended that the administration of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine be temporarily deferred.
  • Germany, France and Italy today halted use of the vaccine after, on Saturday, Norwegian officials reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.

# astrazeneca - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Vaccine target for this week reduced by 30,000 doses due to precautionary pause in AstraZeneca use
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Vaccine target for this week reduced by 30,000 doses due to precautionary pause in AstraZeneca use

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:01 PM 227,488 Views 362 Comments
  • Deputy Chief Medical Officer confirmed the recommendation in a statement this morning.
  • Norwegian health officials yesterday reported further cases of blood clots or brain haemorrhages in younger people who received the AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab.
  • The World Health Organization has said no causal link had been established between the vaccine and blood clotting.

# astrazeneca - Friday 12 March, 2021

No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says
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No change to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recommendations in Ireland after clot reports abroad, NIAC says

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 3:34 PM 20,777 Views 50 Comments

Denmark, Norway and Iceland paused the use of the vaccine as a precaution after isolated reports of recipients developing blood clots.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Blood-clot risk 'no higher' in vaccinated people, says EMA after countries suspend use of AstraZeneca jab
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Blood-clot risk 'no higher' in vaccinated people, says EMA after countries suspend use of AstraZeneca jab

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 3:21 PM 67,356 Views 64 Comments

EMA said AstraZeneca use can continue pending the blood clot probe.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency
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AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death, says EU medicines agency

Mar 10th 2021, 7:54 PM 29,779 Views 32 Comments

Austria announced it would stop using doses from an AstraZenca batch after the 49-year-old nurse died.

# astrazeneca - Thursday 4 March, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia blocked from leaving EU, says official
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AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia blocked from leaving EU, says official

Mar 4th 2021, 10:14 PM 34,096 Views 59 Comments

The move underscores a growing frustration within the 27-nation bloc about the slow rollout of its vaccine drive.

Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s
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Germany and France to give AstraZeneca vaccine to over 65s, Belgium approves it for over 55s

Mar 4th 2021, 11:17 AM 10,143 Views 11 Comments

Ireland is currently only using this vaccine for people aged 18-69.

# astrazeneca - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca
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Vaccine target of 100,000 doses last week missed after delay with AstraZeneca

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:57 AM 62,813 Views 115 Comments

The delays follow a change in AstraZeneca’s vaccine delivery schedule for last week and this week.

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