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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 1,266 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.

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 1,876 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.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 24th 2011, 7:34 PM 2,562 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 2,252 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.

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use
# Antibiotics
# Antibiotics

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use

Nov 18th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,636 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.

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 991 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.

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 2,089 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?

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
# INFECTIONS
# INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,428 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.

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 928 Views 0 Comments

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

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

HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 503 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.

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine

Jan 19th 2011, 2:56 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

HSE says protection against swine flu not enough as increased number of influenza B cases reported in recent weeks.

Swine flu - over 5,000 new cases in last week
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu - over 5,000 new cases in last week

Jan 6th 2011, 4:48 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Swine flu: 7 things you should know
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu: 7 things you should know

Jan 4th 2011, 1:01 PM 1,976 Views 0 Comments

The HSE is stocking up on flu vaccines to tackle the virus which accounted for 98% of last year’s flu cases.

Illness rules Fallon out again
# Man Flu
From The42
# Man Flu

Illness rules Fallon out again

Sep 2nd 2010, 3:11 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

Second duvet day in a row for Co. Clare jockey.

Kieran Fallon out of two races
# Man Flu
From The42
# Man Flu

Kieran Fallon out of two races

Sep 1st 2010, 12:07 PM 316 Views 0 Comments

Even jockeys get the man flu sometimes.