AstraZeneca vaccine renamed ‘Vaxzevria’
“COVID-19 is associated with a risk of hospitalisation and death. The reported combination of blood clots and low blood platelets is very rare, and the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 outweigh the risks of side effects.”
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The system helps make Europe more secure by allowing police and border guards to log and share information on people and property related to criminal activity”.
• Ireland operates SIS, but as it has chosen not to join the Schengen area, it cannot issue or access Schengen-wide alerts for refusing entry and stay into the Schengen area.
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Ireland recorded the third highest increase in retail sales in the European Union during 2020, according to new figures from Eurostat. Across the EU, sales were up by 1.4 % in December 2020 after a decrease of 4.9 % in November 2020.