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Prof Karina Butler, Chair of National Immunisation Advisory Committee, to speak at Joint Committee on Health

Prof Karina Butler, Chair of National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC), to speak at Joint Committee on Health Prof Karina Butler, Chair of National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC), will explain NIAC’s work in providing evidence-based advice to the Chief Medical Officer on immunisation at the Joint Committee on Health which meets […]

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RCPI Faculty of Public Health Medicine welcomes investment and reform of public health service

RCPI Faculty of Public Health Medicine welcomes investment and reform of public health service Prof Emer Shelley, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, has welcomed the announcement to reform the public health service saying it is a “welcome investment” and […]

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Covid Placentitis: Statement from the RCPI Faculty of Pathology and the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Covid Placentitis: Statement from the RCPI Faculty of Pathology and the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists   The Faculty of Pathology and Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists can confirm there have been 6 cases of stillbirth and one case of second trimester miscarriage caused by SARS-CoV2 placentitis since January 2021 […]

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National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) issues revised advice on the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) issues revised advice on the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine All authorised COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalisation and severe illness and death from this disease.  The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) has issued revised advice to the Department of Health on […]

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Statement from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) on the AstraZeneca vaccine

Statement from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) on the AstraZeneca vaccine Published 07 April 2021 The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) notes the finding from the European Medicines Agency regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine and statements from the UK. The EMA has advised of finding a possible link between the […]

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