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#Influenza

# influenza - 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 1,255 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.

# influenza - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Eleven residents at Donegal nursing home suffering with flu symptoms
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Eleven residents at Donegal nursing home suffering with flu symptoms

Apr 4th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,072 Views 1 Comment

It appears that there may be a “slight mismatch” between the current flu vaccination and the circulating strain of the virus.

# influenza - Saturday 23 July, 2011

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:48 PM 1,413 Views 12 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.

# influenza - 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 492 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.

# influenza - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?

Jan 19th 2011, 2:58 PM 670 Views 0 Comments

The HSE has asked doctors to contact all pregnant women who were vaccinated against swine flu and ask them to return for the seasonal flu vaccine.

# influenza - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

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

Swine flu: 7 things you should know

Jan 4th 2011, 1:01 PM 1,962 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.