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# chicken-pox - Sunday 7 February, 2016

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'
# Opinion
# Opinion

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 13,939 Views 23 Comments

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

# chicken-pox - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles
# Chicken Pox
# Chicken Pox

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles

Jun 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 31,453 Views 41 Comments

There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.

# chicken-pox - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

May 8th 2013, 8:01 PM 18,316 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Hospital apologises for death of 8-year-old boy
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# Tragedy

Hospital apologises for death of 8-year-old boy

May 8th 2013, 1:43 PM 17,453 Views 45 Comments

Richard De Souza presented to the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise with chicken pox in 2011. He was discharged but died 18 hours later.

# chicken-pox - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'
# Chicken Pox
# Chicken Pox

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'

Nov 8th 2011, 9:08 AM 3,071 Views 15 Comments

Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.