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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Flu

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Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season
At-risk groups receive tha vaccine free-of-charge.
Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick
The icon had been suffering from a bout of flu over the past weeks.
There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs - but here’s what you can do to feel better
Feeling under the weather? Here’s what you can do about it.
Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so
Take to the bed men, you ARE sick.
Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home
If you’re sick, your body wants you to stay in bed, it would seem.
10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January
The sickening. It’s happening.
Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…
The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
The average age of those admitted is 59.
No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.
Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show
It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.
Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around
Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.
Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland
The HSE said that the rate has risen by almost 14%.
Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?
The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.
Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter
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.
Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.
Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital
Mercy University Hospital has confirmed a case of the Influenza H1N1 today.
Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi
The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.
Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital
An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.
Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?
Eight people have died of the flu in recent weeks. Are you getting vaccinated?
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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
One ward has been closed off at the facility as doctors await the results of tests on seven patients with flu-like symptoms.
Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital
It’s because of an outbreak of flu in the hospital.
Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
Those suffering from flu-like symptoms should not go to the hospital.
Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu
One case was reported in Northern Ireland yesterday, but you could have contracted it yourself in recent months without realising. Here’s how.
Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December
Colds, minor burns and injuries from falls are the most common types of injuries and illnesses.
'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam
The Connacht coach revealed Jake Heenan and Dave McSharry were also victims to a nasty bout of the flu.
Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game
The only silver lining for head coach Pat Lam is that his starting XV remains unaffected.
Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland
Got chills, aches and a fever? If you’re suffering with the flu right now, it might just help to know that you’re not alone.
The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu
Have you, or has someone close to you, been afflicted by this condition?
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everybody’s talking about Junior Doctors striking, welfare tourists and Budget 2014.
Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day
No comment.
Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season
Those in at-risk groups can get the vaccine free-of-charge from their GP or pharmacy.
Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time
Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.
Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
A total of 187 cases of influenza have been recorded at the hospital – and Beaumont is trying to stop that number from getting any higher.
Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.
Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital
Visiting restrictions are in place in light of a recent outbreak of flu in the hospital.
The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks
Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.
HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination
The HSE says flu is now ciruclating, and over 65s, pregnant women and people with chronic illnesses should act quickly.