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 Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan with deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn (right)  and Prof Philip Nolan (left), chair of the Nphet  modelling group, address the media at the Covid -19 briefing on Thursday evening. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

People who have concerns about the forthcoming coronavirus vaccines should not be treated as anti-vaccine campaigners, the State’s deputy chief medica(...)

The Department of Health said the vaccine stocks it purchases via the European Commission will be required to meet ‘rigorous international safety standards’.

Health officials are developing a public communications strategy ahead of the roll out of a Covid-19 vaccination programme, amid concerns that public (...)

Tony Holohan is central to the team’s operation and that’s why the Government pushback has been personally directed at him. File photograph: Collins

Information is the currency in Government, and news travels fast. Within hours of its conclusion on Wednesday, word was swirling around official circl(...)

Hospitalisations, intensive care admission and deaths are all stable. File photograph: The Irish Times

A slight uptick in Covid-19 cases has public health officials fretting once again. For a week now, the five-day average of cases has been trending upw(...)

A significant rollout of Covid-19 vaccines is unlikely to happen before the middle of next year, the Taoiseach has said. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A significant rollout of Covid-19 vaccines is unlikely to happen before the middle of next year and priority will initially be given to protecting vul(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, the State’s deputy chief medical officer, is pictured at a briefing given by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) on Monday evening. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

A senior medic has criticised “a selfish minority” of people for breaking public health rules by gathering in groups to drink alcohol on city streets.(...)

Each year there are more than 23 million consultations in Irish general practice. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

General practice is sometimes described as the spine of the healthcare service. It is not always visible but vital for underpinning and anchoring ever(...)

Some 87 cases were located in Dublin, followed by 62 in Cork, 41 in Mayo, and 37 in Galway. File photograph: The Irish Times

A further 416 cases of coronavirus reported on Saturday brought the number of infections in October to almost 25,000 for the month. The total of 24,8(...)

Dr Favier said that the growing numbers of people requiring ICU due to Covid-19 will impact on other people with serious conditions. Photograph: Getty Images

A leading GP has warned that Ireland is going to face a crisis in providing intensive care beds over the coming weeks if moves are not taken to urgent(...)

Micheal Martin during a media briefing.”It will pass. We will make it through this pandemic,” he said. PhotographTom Honan/Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The Government has announced a nationwide ban on visits to homes or gardens in almost all circumstances, except for providing care to children or elde(...)

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