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Department of Health has updated the advice on what Delta variant symptoms now look like
Sore throat, runny nose and headaches are considered to be potential indicators of the Delta variant.
Not just a cough and a fever: What we know about Covid-19's symptoms now
We all need to be on the lookout for a myriad of different symptoms.
'If you have flu-like symptoms, assume it's Covid and self-isolate', Holohan warns
He also noted that some people who have no symptoms test positive for the virus.
First Waterford FC player returns negative result from Covid-19 test
The second player is awaiting the result of his test.
Atalanta boss Gasperini had Covid-19 during Champions League game and feared he would die
The Italian club played Valencia at the Mestella back in March, and the 62-year-old has revealed he had coronavirus at the time.
Loss of taste and smell to be added to list Covid-19 symptoms in Ireland
The Department of Health confirmed the move this evening.
Doctors urge people with symptoms of cancer to make contact after 'worrying' drop in referrals
The last thing GPs want is to see patients have a cancer diagnosis delayed, the HSE said today.
Loss of smell and taste could be strongest symptom of Covid-19, say UK researchers
Symptoms have been tracked on an app.
Gary Lineker self-isolating after son displays coronavirus symptoms
The former England captain’s son George has shown signs of Covid-19.
Irish Covid-19 patient: 'It was an eye-opener to how many people we come in contact with'
The man and his partner have both tested positive for the virus, but neither have severe symptoms.
Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'
Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.
False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?
In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.
Scientists find visual symptoms that could help early detection of Parkinson's
Non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms may precede the appearance of motor signs by more than a decade.
Measles warning after second case confirmed this year
The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.
Zika virus spreading into Europe as Danish national tests positive
The man is currently being treated in the city of Aarhus.
'My GP just picked up the phone and called the surgeon straight away. I'll never forget it'
Today is World Cancer day, and one survivor has been describing how he discovered he had cancer.
Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home
The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.
Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’
On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.
One third of people are not taking enough of their prescriptions to cure them
This figure gets worse for people with long-term illnesses as a report found they are often struggling with the cost of their treatment regime.
Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.
Knowing the symptoms can 'BEAT' ovarian cancer, say pharmacists
The ‘BEAT’ acronym can help women recognise the symptoms of the condition, which affects 300 women each year.
Do you know the signs and symptoms of the 'silent killer'?
A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the ‘silent killer’ ovarian cancer, which can be confused with other less serious conditions.
Pieta House launches 'Mind Our Men' to reduce male suicide
The campaign aims to empower people in spotting and dealing with the signs and symptoms of suicide.
VIDEO: How the Black Death (and potato blight) came to Ireland
Ireland was badly hit by fatal diseases over the centuries. These videos look at the history – and how Ireland coped – with some of these diseases.
Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke"
Getting under six hours of sleep can increase risk of stroke, a new study suggests. The risk is greatest for employed people of middle to older age who don’t have a history of other stroke symptoms.