Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 15°C Wednesday 28 July 2021

#Flu

# flu - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital
# Atishoo
# Atishoo

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital

Feb 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 7,745 Views 4 Comments

It’s because of an outbreak of flu in the hospital.

# flu - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
# Health
# Health

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

Feb 16th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,907 Views 11 Comments

Those suffering from flu-like symptoms should not go to the hospital.

# flu - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu
# That'll Do Pig
# That'll Do Pig

Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu

Jan 25th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,802 Views 11 Comments

One case was reported in Northern Ireland yesterday, but you could have contracted it yourself in recent months without realising. Here’s how.

# flu - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December
# INJURIES AND ILLNESSES
# INJURIES AND ILLNESSES

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December

Dec 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,153 Views 9 Comments

Colds, minor burns and injuries from falls are the most common types of injuries and illnesses.

# flu - Saturday 14 December, 2013

'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam
# Stricken
From The42
# Stricken

'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam

Dec 14th 2013, 9:15 PM 7,429 Views 4 Comments

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
# Depleted Ranks
From The42
# Depleted Ranks

Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game

Dec 14th 2013, 4:33 PM 3,996 Views 1 Comment

The only silver lining for head coach Pat Lam is that his starting XV remains unaffected.

# flu - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland
# Bless You
# Bless You

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,293 Views 15 Comments

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.

# flu - Thursday 21 November, 2013

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu
# Manflu
From The Daily Edge
# Manflu

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu

Nov 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 53,390 Views 81 Comments

Have you, or has someone close to you, been afflicted by this condition?

# flu - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 8th 2013, 10:57 PM 8,776 Views 15 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Junior Doctors striking, welfare tourists and Budget 2014.

Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day
# Pic Of Day
# Pic Of Day

Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day

Oct 8th 2013, 12:42 PM 8,189 Views 71 Comments

No comment.

# flu - Monday 7 October, 2013

Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season
# Flu Vaccine
# Flu Vaccine

Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season

Oct 7th 2013, 11:12 AM 6,839 Views 109 Comments

Those in at-risk groups can get the vaccine free-of-charge from their GP or pharmacy.

# flu - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time
# H7N9
# H7N9

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time

Aug 7th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,751 Views 67 Comments

Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.

# flu - Friday 29 March, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

Mar 29th 2013, 9:29 AM 7,385 Views 17 Comments

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.

# flu - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
# Influenza
# Influenza

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak

Mar 16th 2013, 12:42 PM 4,405 Views 5 Comments

At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.

# flu - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital

Mar 6th 2013, 10:33 AM 6,656 Views 11 Comments

Visiting restrictions are in place in light of a recent outbreak of flu in the hospital.

# flu - Monday 28 January, 2013

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?

Jan 28th 2013, 1:55 PM 17,597 Views 26 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# flu - Friday 4 January, 2013

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks
# Forecasting
# Forecasting

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Jan 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,975 Views 4 Comments

Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.

# flu - Friday 21 December, 2012

HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination
# Flu
# Flu

HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination

Dec 21st 2012, 12:13 PM 3,463 Views 9 Comments

The HSE says flu is now ciruclating, and over 65s, pregnant women and people with chronic illnesses should act quickly.

# flu - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists
# Drugs
# Drugs

Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists

Nov 21st 2012, 2:29 PM 6,562 Views 39 Comments

Pharmacists have warned that overuse of antibiotics is a major public health threat – and that we could eventually run out of effective antibiotics.

# flu - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE
# Flu
# Flu

'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE

Oct 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,331 Views 134 Comments

The HSE is advising at-risk people to get the flu vaccine as it “can be a very serious illness”.

# flu - Saturday 29 September, 2012

13 reasons why manflu is the worst illness ever
# Woe Is Men
From The Daily Edge
# Woe Is Men

13 reasons why manflu is the worst illness ever

Sep 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 34,777 Views 73 Comments

It’s definitely not a made-up thing. No sir.

# flu - Thursday 2 August, 2012

First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed
# Illness
# Illness

First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed

Aug 2nd 2012, 6:45 AM 14,243 Views 11 Comments

The virus, which is spread to humans by rodents and can be life-threatening, was discovered in a patient at the Mid Western Regional Hospital.

# flu - Friday 11 May, 2012

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu
# Nazareth House
# Nazareth House

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

May 11th 2012, 2:01 PM 2,465 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

# flu - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home
# Flu
# Flu

Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home

May 3rd 2012, 4:13 PM 2,164 Views 1 Comment

42 of the 76 residents at Drumderrig Private Nursing Home in Boyle have been infected with the A H3 strain of seasonal flu.

# flu - Sunday 8 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 5,666 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu
# Flu
# Flu

Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu

Apr 8th 2012, 2:33 PM 1,699 Views 5 Comments

Another resident of the private Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana has died from influenza, the seventh to succumb to the disease.

# flu - Friday 6 April, 2012

HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home

Apr 6th 2012, 6:46 PM 1,428 Views 1 Comment

Another patient at the Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana died today, but the HSE has said it was not related to the current outbreak.

# flu - Thursday 5 April, 2012

IPA calls for a national vaccination register to be established
# National Vaccination Register
# National Vaccination Register

IPA calls for a national vaccination register to be established

Apr 5th 2012, 11:05 AM 1,250 Views 15 Comments

Following several deaths at a Donegal nursing home, the IPA has called for a national vaccination register to be set up to provide real time feedback in times of emergency.

# flu - Friday 25 November, 2011

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines
# Flu
# Flu

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

Nov 25th 2011, 6:58 PM 1,852 Views 11 Comments

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

# flu - Thursday 24 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 24th 2011, 7:34 PM 2,550 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as all the bits and pieces you may have missed.

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines
# Flu Vaccine
# Flu Vaccine

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines

Nov 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 2,222 Views 34 Comments

A number of people who recently received the flu vaccine may have received too-low a dose and will need to be re-vaccinated, according to the HSE.

# flu - Friday 18 November, 2011

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use
# Antibiotics
# Antibiotics

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use

Nov 18th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,624 Views 11 Comments

The Health Service Executive is urging people not to take antibiotics when they aren’t necessary – because it can lead to infections and antibiotic resistance.

# flu - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year
# Health
# Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

Oct 18th 2011, 9:12 AM 960 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

# flu - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Poll: Should cough and cold remedies be banned for the under-6s?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should cough and cold remedies be banned for the under-6s?

Sep 20th 2011, 11:34 AM 2,070 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board says over-the-counter cough and cold medicines do no good for smaller children and shouldn’t be given to them. What do you think?

# flu - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
# INFECTIONS
# INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,392 Views 11 Comments

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

# flu - Thursday 10 March, 2011

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'
# WHO
# WHO

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'

Mar 10th 2011, 6:02 PM 908 Views 0 Comments

Review committee says the world is not prepared to respond to a severe outbreak of flu.

# flu - Thursday 27 January, 2011

HSE says flu rates have peaked
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Over 749 people hospitalised with flu this season and 6 more flu-related deaths last week, according to the latest HSE figures.

# flu - Thursday 20 January, 2011