National Immunisation Advisory Committee have issued an update to Chapter 5A - COVID-19 from the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Published 13th January 2020

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The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) have issued an update to Chapter 5A -COVID-19 from the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland.

Key updates include

● Effects of COVID-19 in pregnancy

● Pregnant healthcare workers included in priority groups

● Pregnant women with at risk medical conditions included in priority groups

● Comirnaty┬« Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccine

○ number of dose per vial

○ interval between doses

○ minimum interval between doses

○ contraindications

○ precautions

● Recommendations for use of COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna┬« 

The updates are available at: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/guidelines/covid19.pdf

 

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