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#Flu

# flu - Friday 22 December, 2017

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
# Busy Period
# Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 9,744 Views 23 Comments

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# flu - Thursday 21 December, 2017

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
# Under The Weather
# Under The Weather

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

Dec 21st 2017, 2:52 PM 15,001 Views 46 Comments

People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.

# flu - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

Nov 26th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,830 Views 40 Comments

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

# flu - Thursday 26 October, 2017

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks
# Viral War
# Viral War

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,365 Views 17 Comments

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

# flu - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle
# Flu Patch
# Flu Patch

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle

Jun 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,103 Views 23 Comments

First human trial of the ‘microneedle patch’ that ‘punctures skin painlessly’ can be self-administered.

# flu - Friday 23 June, 2017

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled
# Bord Gais
# Bord Gais

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:23 PM 55,885 Views 21 Comments

The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.

# flu - Friday 12 May, 2017

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%
# Sugar Coat It
# Sugar Coat It

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%

May 12th 2017, 7:04 PM 9,737 Views 14 Comments

“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.

# flu - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses
# Sponsored By HSE
# Sponsored By HSE

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Feb 14th 2017, 9:25 AM 20,161 Views 3 Comments

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# flu - Thursday 9 February, 2017

57 people have died this winter because of the flu
# Are You Vaccinated?
# Are You Vaccinated?

57 people have died this winter because of the flu

Feb 9th 2017, 6:29 PM 13,149 Views 60 Comments

The HSE are urging those at risk to get vaccinated.

# flu - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Irish scientists' breakthrough could lead to virus immunity
# Trinity College Dublin
# Trinity College Dublin

Irish scientists' breakthrough could lead to virus immunity

Jan 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,907 Views 28 Comments

Trinity’s Immunology discovery could help restore our natural immunity to viruses such as Ebola, Zika and SARS – as well as the common flu.

# flu - Thursday 19 January, 2017

The flu has caused 29 deaths and 835 hospitalisations this winter and will remain for up to four weeks
# Fatal
# Fatal

The flu has caused 29 deaths and 835 hospitalisations this winter and will remain for up to four weeks

Jan 19th 2017, 1:24 PM 10,802 Views 20 Comments

“There is still a significant amount of flu in our community … this is higher than it has been in a number of years.”

# flu - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care
# Warning
# Warning

Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care

Jan 7th 2017, 2:33 PM 26,290 Views 36 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 341 people were admitted to hospital for flu in the last two weeks of 2016.

# flu - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

Jan 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 21,983 Views 91 Comments

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

# flu - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The number of people with the flu doubled during December
# Health
# Health

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:25 AM 16,405 Views 30 Comments

There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.

# flu - Monday 19 December, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone this week's Dublin gigs
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone this week's Dublin gigs

Dec 19th 2016, 3:28 PM 24,776 Views 26 Comments

The shows in the 3Arena have been called off as the lead singer Anthony Kiedis has the flu.

# flu - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging
# Superbugs
# Superbugs

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging

Nov 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,246 Views 25 Comments

Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.

# flu - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
# Flu Epidemic
# Flu Epidemic

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Oct 19th 2016, 7:53 AM 15,604 Views 67 Comments

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.

# flu - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know
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# Sponsored By HSE

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know

Oct 12th 2016, 4:43 PM 30,687 Views 22 Comments

Including how to tell the difference between flu and the common cold.

# flu - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to
# Sniffing Vicks
From The Daily Edge
# Sniffing Vicks

15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to

Oct 5th 2016, 11:36 AM 6,542 Views 0 Comments

* Stuffs tissue up nose*.

# flu - Monday 3 October, 2016

Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season
# Jab
# Jab

Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:58 AM 14,082 Views 31 Comments

At-risk groups receive tha vaccine free-of-charge.

# flu - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick
# Prince Flu
# Prince Flu

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick

Apr 16th 2016, 11:16 AM 16,433 Views 42 Comments

The icon had been suffering from a bout of flu over the past weeks.

# flu - Friday 12 February, 2016

There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs - but here’s what you can do to feel better
# Sponsored By HSE
# Sponsored By HSE

There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs - but here’s what you can do to feel better

Feb 12th 2016, 1:14 PM 42,800 Views 30 Comments

Feeling under the weather? Here’s what you can do about it.

# flu - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so
# Vindication
From The Daily Edge
# Vindication

Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so

Jan 14th 2016, 9:36 AM 3,309 Views 2 Comments

Take to the bed men, you ARE sick.

# flu - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home
# Achoo
# Achoo

Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home

Jan 10th 2016, 3:00 PM 28,602 Views 22 Comments

If you’re sick, your body wants you to stay in bed, it would seem.

# flu - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January
# Sniffle Season
From The Daily Edge
# Sniffle Season

10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January

Jan 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,997 Views 4 Comments

The sickening. It’s happening.

# flu - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak

Feb 8th 2015, 3:20 PM 24,253 Views 23 Comments

Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…

# flu - Saturday 7 February, 2015

The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
# Achoo
# Achoo

The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week

Feb 7th 2015, 1:55 PM 14,468 Views 33 Comments

The average age of those admitted is 59.

# flu - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
# Don't Go There
# Don't Go There

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:15 PM 20,083 Views 9 Comments

Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.

# flu - Friday 30 January, 2015

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show
# Trials
# Trials

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

Jan 30th 2015, 3:07 PM 15,852 Views 25 Comments

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# flu - Friday 16 January, 2015

Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around
# Achoo
# Achoo

Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around

Jan 16th 2015, 6:01 PM 12,632 Views 15 Comments

Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.

Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland
# Health
# Health

Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland

Jan 16th 2015, 7:30 AM 31,018 Views 101 Comments

The HSE said that the rate has risen by almost 14%.

# flu - Monday 12 January, 2015

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?
# Nation's Health
# Nation's Health

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?

Jan 12th 2015, 8:53 AM 8,322 Views 25 Comments

The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.

# flu - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter
# Healthy
# Healthy

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Jan 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 106 Views 41 Comments

Last winter I got sick and I couldn’t shake it off without a trip to the doctors. In hindsight, it’s very obvious why – I wasn’t really taking great care of myself.

# flu - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
# H5 Strain
# H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

Apr 16th 2014, 8:54 AM 3,593 Views 6 Comments

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

# flu - Friday 28 February, 2014

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital
# Infection
# Infection

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

Feb 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,461 Views 8 Comments

Mercy University Hospital has confirmed a case of the Influenza H1N1 today.

# flu - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi
# Infection
# Infection

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

Feb 27th 2014, 2:50 PM 7,823 Views 14 Comments

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

# flu - Friday 21 February, 2014

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 7,826 Views 0 Comments

An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?

Feb 21st 2014, 9:46 AM 12,191 Views 93 Comments

Eight people have died of the flu in recent weeks. Are you getting vaccinated?

# flu - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Feb 20th 2014, 11:05 PM 20,224 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.

One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed
# H1N1
# H1N1

One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed

Feb 20th 2014, 8:24 AM 9,131 Views 4 Comments

One ward has been closed off at the facility as doctors await the results of tests on seven patients with flu-like symptoms.