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All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October
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All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October

Oct 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 32,662 Views 30 Comments

All of the 600,000 children’s doses will also be available by this time.

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff
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HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff

Sep 12th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,307 Views 29 Comments

Rates of healthcare worker vaccine uptake, particularly in nursing homes, remain low.

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season
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Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season

Sep 8th 2020, 1:44 PM 28,884 Views 8 Comments

The HSPC also outlined testing recommendations for a number of settings including nursing homes and workplaces.

Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19
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Winter flu vaccine campaign gears up to prevent 'dual outbreaks' of influenza and Covid-19

Aug 25th 2020, 12:03 AM 40,971 Views 69 Comments

For the first time, children aged 2-12 are also entitled to a free flu vaccine.

Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests
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Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests

Jul 21st 2020, 2:57 PM 37,200 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,986 Views 84 Comments

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries
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Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

Jan 6th 2020, 8:46 AM 6,114 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:38 PM 27,866 Views 66 Comments

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

Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns
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Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns

Jan 2nd 2020, 9:44 PM 20,198 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2019, 2:34 PM 11,887 Views 10 Comments

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.

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

Dec 27th 2019, 3:59 PM 9,059 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2019, 2:31 PM 24,617 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Dec 13th 2019, 9:10 AM 14,610 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 4:39 PM 18,059 Views 20 Comments

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

34 people have died from the flu so far this season
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34 people have died from the flu so far this season

Feb 14th 2019, 7:31 PM 20,937 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2018, 7:29 AM 10,575 Views 34 Comments

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

34 people have died so far from the flu this season
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34 people have died so far from the flu this season

Jan 25th 2018, 2:30 PM 17,039 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 9th 2018, 7:30 PM 34,455 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 2:33 PM 26,289 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2017, 9:10 PM 15,461 Views 54 Comments

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

15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to
# Sniffing Vicks
# Sniffing Vicks

15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to

Oct 5th 2016, 11:36 AM 6,537 Views 0 Comments

* Stuffs tissue up nose*.

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks
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Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Jan 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,975 Views 4 Comments

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