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# Influenza

This year
Substantial increase in flu expected to 'peak in next week or two'
Last year
Walk-in flu vaccine clinics available for children around the country until Friday
CMO warns parents to keep sick kids at home while consultant says patients 'at risk' due to trolley crisis
All time
'Early days' for the spread of the flu as no cases reported in the last week
Ireland's first two flu cases of the season have been confirmed
'No evidence' yet of flu circulating but HSE urges people to 'be prepared' for winter
No cases of flu recorded by HSE so far this winter
Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19
Free flu vaccine will be available for children aged 2-12 this winter
HSE apologises to those affected by overcrowded emergency departments as some hospitals ban visitors
Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu
'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments
HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'
34 people have died from the flu so far this season
Over 100 people have now died from flu this season
The 1918 pandemic killed millions - Now scientists are trying to design a stronger flu shot to prevent a repeat
Just one third of hospital nurses have had the flu jab despite raffles and free coffee incentives
Spanish flu centenary: 'We're overdue another influenza pandemic'
Dr Tim Hinchey
People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears
57 people have died this winter because of the flu
There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals
The number of people with the flu doubled during December
The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland
Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed
Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu
Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu
Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season
Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital
10th case of new SARS-like virus discovered in UK
The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?
HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination
'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE
First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed
'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu