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Taoiseach Micheál Martin said: “Omicron is of serious concern and we do know that the booster can give great protection.” File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Another 3,887 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the State, the Department of Health has confirmed. The department also said on Tuesday evening (...)

A rapid antigen test for Covid-19 showing a negative result at a testing centre in a metro station in Moscow on Wednesday. Photograph: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP via Getty Images

Pharmacies are experiencing a “considerable” rise in sales of home antigen tests, with demand expected to increase in the run-up to Christmas, accordi(...)

Chief medical officer Tony Holohan said people should walk out of pubs or restaurants that are not asking for Covid-19 digital certificates. Photograph: iStock

A senior Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) doctor has endorsed comments by chief medical officer Tony Holohan that the public should walk out of pubs o(...)

O’Connell Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A high-profile GP has said vaccinated people should stay away from unvaccinated people in indoor settings unless that person is a wearing a mask. Dr (...)

Taoiseach Micheal Martin addresses the media  as he arrives on the first day of a European Union (EU) summit at the European Council Building in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: John Thys/EPA/Pool

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has spoken of a ‘sense of inevitability about the progress of the Delta variant’ that will have ‘implications for the type o(...)

One GP says he is suspending the vaccination programme at his surgery after receiving abuse from some patients. Photograph: Gent Shkullaku/AFP via Getty Images

Doctors in general practice have been placed under severe stress due to problems in ascertaining when and how many vaccines they will get for patients(...)

Dr Ronan Glynn: ‘We must ask that, once again, we work together to prevent a further wave of infection’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A further eight deaths relating to Covid-19 have been reported according to the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) taking to 4,713 the numb(...)

A nurse prepares a vaccine jab on March 12th, 2021 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan - Pool/ Getty Images

Northern Ireland is imposing no sanctions on residents of the Republic who cross the border to get the coronavirus vaccine, as doctors push for an “al(...)

GPs and practice nurses receive their second dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at St Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, over the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Ireland is building capacity to vaccinate up to 250,000 people a week against Covid-19, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said. Vaccinations w(...)

The use of these vaccines, based on a new technology called mRNA, in a GP setting had been seen as a challenge due to the demands of storing and administering them, as they need to be kept at ultra low temperatures.  Photograph:  Christof Stache/AFP via Getty

The chief medical officer Tony Holohan has said people over 65 working in long term residential care facilities should receive an mRNA vaccine instead(...)

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