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Health Correspondent, RTÉ News, Ireland. NUJ journalist for 40 + years. Views here my own, not RTE’s. Re-tweets not an endorsement.

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Fergal Bowers Retweeted
@DonnellyStephen
Stephen Donnelly
a day ago
A number of vaccination centres are holding walk-ins over the coming days for boosters for Healthcare Workers and those aged 60-69. You must be due a booster (5 months since 2nd dose). Details by each vaccine centre on this page
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@EMA_News
EU Medicines Agency
a day ago
‼️ EMA recommends approval of BioNTech/Pfizer’s #COVID19vaccine, Comirnaty, for children aged 5 to 11. In this population, the dose of #Comirnaty will be lower than that used in people aged 12 and above. Read the full press release:
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@emma_okelly
emma o kelly
a day ago
Dr Clíona Ní Cheallaigh has just told @RTENewsAtOne that she herself bought a HEPA filter for her 8 yo son’s classroom. “It was just something I could do to keep him & his classmates safer”.
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@rtenews
RTÉ News
a day ago
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says he thinks we have ‘some reasons to be hopeful’ on Covid-19 rates. He says the Government shouldn’t rush into decisions on new rules as it may emerge that we have already turned a corner under the current restrictions. |
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@MichealLehane
Mícheál Lehane
a day ago
Government looking at option of having a double public holiday on March 17th and 18th next year and then having a permanent new public holiday for St Brigid’s Day from 2023 onwards, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar tells @TodaywithClaire
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@MichealLehane
Mícheál Lehane
a day ago
The Tánaiste tells @TodaywithClaire that even if primary school pupils were to wear masks some of the time it would give more protection from the spread of the virus
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@FergalBowers
Fergal Bowers
a day ago
Prof Mary Horgan, NPHET member, told @morningireland she is a big advocate of antigen testing and that it is time to trust the population and use antigen testing in a measured and appropiate way.
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@FergalBowers
Fergal Bowers
a day ago
Prof Mary Horgan, a member of NPHET & President of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, told @morningireland the incidence of infection in primary school has been high over the last few months and this is probably because the group is unvaccinated and do not use masks.
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@FergalBowers
Fergal Bowers
2 days ago
HSE says that by the end of December, most booster shots for the over 60s should be done.
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Fergal Bowers
2 days ago
💉 The HSE says it will be the end of December, beginning of January, before people in their 50s will get their booster vaccines.
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