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From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests Flu Season

Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests

Experts warn that their findings paint a grim picture for the colder weather, when it is thought the disease may re-emerge.

From TheJournal.ie Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn Flu Season

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

From TheJournal.ie Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries Flu Season

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu Influenza

Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu

Children under 12 are not permitted to visit the hospital, it said today.

From TheJournal.ie Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns Wrap Up

Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns

There has been a marked increase in flu presentations in comparison to last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments Flu Season

'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments

There has been marked increase in general in the number of people attending EDs and being admitted to hospital compared to the same time last year.

From TheJournal.ie There's a 'significant' 11.8% increase in the number of people on trolleys this winter Flu Season

There's a 'significant' 11.8% increase in the number of people on trolleys this winter

“200 more people a day tend an Emergency Department now than when I became Minister for Health,” Harris claimed today.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people are expected to die of the flu this season Health Minister

Over 100 people are expected to die of the flu this season

Half of those attending Emergency Departments have the flu or are presenting with flu-like symptoms.

From TheJournal.ie From vaccines to sneezing etiquette: Here’s how to get through the flu season Happy Christmas To Flu

From vaccines to sneezing etiquette: Here’s how to get through the flu season

Did you know that you can get the flu vaccine in some pharmacies for as little as €20

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks' Cold Snap

HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'

The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.

From TheJournal.ie 34 people have died from the flu so far this season Flu Season

34 people have died from the flu so far this season

The majority of people who died were over the age of 65.

From TheJournal.ie 'Patient safety takes priority': Calls to make flu jab mandatory for frontline health workers Duty Of Care

'Patient safety takes priority': Calls to make flu jab mandatory for frontline health workers

Anyone who refuses is recommended to wear a mask or be assigned elsewhere, according to a new report by the Royal College of Physicians.

From TheJournal.ie 34 people have died so far from the flu this season Flu Season

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you need to know about the flu going around Mind Your Health This post contains videos

Here's what you need to know about the flu going around

With the various strains of flu going around you can likely get sick multiple times if you haven’t been vaccinated.

From TheJournal.ie Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care Warning

Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 341 people were admitted to hospital for flu in the last two weeks of 2016.

From TheJournal.ie More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding What's The Big Idea?

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks Forecasting

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.