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#Hepatitis

# hepatitis - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Experts investigating hepatitis in children rule out link with dogs

May 19th 2022, 3:47 PM 10,287 Views 6 Comments

Adenovirus type 41 is under investigation as it typically presents as diarrhoea, vomiting and fever.

# hepatitis - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Explainer: What we know about the recent spate of acute hepatitis in children
# Clusters
# Clusters

Explainer: What we know about the recent spate of acute hepatitis in children

May 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 10,283 Views 1 Comment

There have been six probable cases of the illness in Ireland, and one child has sadly died.

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

Child being treated for acute form of hepatitis has died, HSE says

May 12th 2022, 10:24 AM 17,942 Views 2 Comments

A second child being treated for the same illness has received a liver transplant.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Mystery hepatitis cases spread to Ireland and other EU nations from Britain
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

Mystery hepatitis cases spread to Ireland and other EU nations from Britain

Apr 19th 2022, 2:28 PM 41,029 Views 11 Comments

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said additional cases of hepatitis had been identified in Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children
# Hepatitis
# Hepatitis

HSE investigating small number of 'serious' hepatitis cases in children

Apr 12th 2022, 9:04 PM 57,483 Views 11 Comments

It comes after British health officials identified 74 cases of hepatitis among children under the age of 10 across the UK.

# hepatitis - Friday 28 September, 2018

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong
# Hepatitis E
# Hepatitis E

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Sep 28th 2018, 8:32 AM 35,393 Views 33 Comments

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

# hepatitis - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks
# British Medical Journal
# British Medical Journal

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks

Jan 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 43,907 Views 28 Comments

The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.

# hepatitis - Thursday 31 August, 2017

IBTS director hangs up phone after radio presenter asks about Hepatitis B case
# Dodged
# Dodged

IBTS director hangs up phone after radio presenter asks about Hepatitis B case

Aug 31st 2017, 2:53 PM 40,986 Views 45 Comments

It was announced yesterday that a patient in Ireland had contracted the virus from a blood transfusion.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion
# Rare Occurrence
# Rare Occurrence

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

Aug 30th 2017, 12:57 PM 19,164 Views 37 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal
# Answers
# Answers

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal

Jul 11th 2017, 2:58 PM 7,953 Views 4 Comments

Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'
# South
# South

Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'

Jun 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 49,359 Views 22 Comments

Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.

# hepatitis - Friday 15 July, 2016

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Jul 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,412 Views 28 Comments

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV

Jul 28th 2015, 10:10 AM 17,529 Views 19 Comments

It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.

# hepatitis - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos

Jun 18th 2015, 9:41 PM 32,133 Views 75 Comments

She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.

# hepatitis - Friday 22 May, 2015

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

May 22nd 2015, 6:05 AM 45,116 Views 10 Comments

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

# hepatitis - Monday 8 September, 2014

Be careful with frozen berries or you could get hepatitis, warns food watchdog
# Berry Dodgy
# Berry Dodgy

Be careful with frozen berries or you could get hepatitis, warns food watchdog

Sep 8th 2014, 4:53 PM 29,907 Views 18 Comments

Got imported frozen berries? Boil ‘em before you eat ‘em.

# hepatitis - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
# Drugs
# Drugs

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 55,233 Views 126 Comments

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria

Oct 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 45 Views 13 Comments

It is unacceptable that medical staff are being denied access to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War, writes Irish-Libyan doctor Dr Fatima Hamroush.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis

Oct 5th 2011, 12:22 PM 4,501 Views 136 Comments

David Norris confirms he received a disability pension from Trinity College, after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1994.