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There have been 41 reports of Irish patients getting blood-clots after an AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.   Less than five that suffered from blood clots were associated with low platelets, according to the medicines watchdog.   All those effected were under the age 40 and got the condition after their first…

Every person who want’s a Covid-19 vaccine could be offered one by the end of June, according to the Tanaiste.   Leo Varadkar told his parliamentary party last night it’s possible based on international evidence that 10 to 15 percent refuse the jab.   However he said the official target…

The Department of Health has confirmed that 3 more people have died as a result of Covid-19.   474 new cases of the virus have also been confirmed.   All three Counties in the North West reported new cases in yesterday’s figures.  Fewer than 5 cases were detected in Sligo,…

A Donegal GP has expressed his confidence that the Johnson and Johnson delay will not have much impact on the vaccination rollout programme.     The Taoiseach’s to meet the HSE and the vaccine taskforce this morning to discuss altering the country’s Covid-19 vaccine programme.   The roll-out of injections…

Five more people have lost their lives from Covid-19 according to the latest figures published by the Department of Health.   423 new cases of the virus are also included in the latest figures.   There were 15 cases confirmed in the north west.  All of these cases were reported…

A Donegal GP says there greater confidence among people living in Northern Ireland of emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic compared to those living in the south.   The confidence levels are being linked to the public’s confidence in the roll out of vaccination processes. Some public health experts are concerned…