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#Flu

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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 12,662 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 31,054 Views 101 Comments

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'?
# 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 8,383 Views 25 Comments

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

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 161 Views 45 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.

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 3,644 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

Feb 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,479 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

Feb 27th 2014, 2:50 PM 7,837 Views 14 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 7,846 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 12,213 Views 93 Comments

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Feb 20th 2014, 11:05 PM 20,240 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 9,156 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.

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital
# Atishoo
# Atishoo

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital

Feb 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 7,760 Views 4 Comments

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

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 7,928 Views 11 Comments

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

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 9,826 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.

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 7,175 Views 9 Comments

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
# Stricken
From The42
# Stricken

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

Dec 14th 2013, 9:15 PM 7,445 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 4,007 Views 1 Comment

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
# Bless You
# Bless You

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,309 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.

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

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu

Nov 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 54,151 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 8th 2013, 10:57 PM 8,790 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 8,203 Views 71 Comments

No comment.

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 6,869 Views 109 Comments

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
# H7N9
# H7N9

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

Aug 7th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,790 Views 67 Comments

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
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

Mar 29th 2013, 9:29 AM 7,402 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.

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 4,417 Views 5 Comments

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
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital

Mar 6th 2013, 10:33 AM 6,676 Views 11 Comments

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?
# 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 19,052 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)

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

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Jan 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,988 Views 4 Comments

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
# Flu
# Flu

HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination

Dec 21st 2012, 12:13 PM 3,485 Views 9 Comments

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

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 6,583 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.

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

'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE

Oct 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,349 Views 137 Comments

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

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 34,840 Views 73 Comments

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

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

First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed

Aug 2nd 2012, 6:45 AM 14,549 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.

'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 2,484 Views 3 Comments

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

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 2,217 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.

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

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 5,686 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 1,716 Views 5 Comments

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

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 1,445 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.