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A number of people have died due to flu, as two strains of the virus hit Ireland
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A number of people have died due to flu, as two strains of the virus hit Ireland

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:58 AM 38,975 Views 24 Comments

Elective surgeries have been postponed in some hospitals in a bid to prioritise emergencies.

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
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Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 9,746 Views 23 Comments

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
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People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

Dec 21st 2017, 2:52 PM 15,003 Views 46 Comments

People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research
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Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

Nov 26th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,830 Views 40 Comments

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks
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# Viral War

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,365 Views 17 Comments

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle
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A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle

Jun 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,111 Views 23 Comments

First human trial of the ‘microneedle patch’ that ‘punctures skin painlessly’ can be self-administered.

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled
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# Bord Gais

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:23 PM 55,890 Views 21 Comments

The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.

Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%
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Following chocolate comments, HSE says 'incentives' have helped vaccination rate rise 50%

May 12th 2017, 7:04 PM 9,738 Views 14 Comments

“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.

How to cope with 7 common illnesses
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How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Feb 14th 2017, 9:25 AM 20,177 Views 3 Comments

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

57 people have died this winter because of the flu
# Are You Vaccinated?
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# Are You Vaccinated?

57 people have died this winter because of the flu

Feb 9th 2017, 6:29 PM 13,154 Views 60 Comments

The HSE are urging those at risk to get vaccinated.

Irish scientists' breakthrough could lead to virus immunity
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Irish scientists' breakthrough could lead to virus immunity

Jan 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,910 Views 28 Comments

Trinity’s Immunology discovery could help restore our natural immunity to viruses such as Ebola, Zika and SARS – as well as the common flu.

The flu has caused 29 deaths and 835 hospitalisations this winter and will remain for up to four weeks
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The flu has caused 29 deaths and 835 hospitalisations this winter and will remain for up to four weeks

Jan 19th 2017, 1:24 PM 10,802 Views 20 Comments

“There is still a significant amount of flu in our community … this is higher than it has been in a number of years.”

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 2:33 PM 26,291 Views 36 Comments

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

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true
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# Overcrowding

Alan Kelly says his prediction of 'hell in our hospitals' has come true

Jan 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 21,984 Views 91 Comments

He wants private hospital facilities to be used to help ease the pressure on emergency departments in public hospitals.

The number of people with the flu doubled during December
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The number of people with the flu doubled during December

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:25 AM 16,406 Views 30 Comments

There were 46.7 cases per 100,000 people in Ireland suffering last month.

Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone this week's Dublin gigs
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# Not Happening

Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone this week's Dublin gigs

Dec 19th 2016, 3:28 PM 24,777 Views 26 Comments

The shows in the 3Arena have been called off as the lead singer Anthony Kiedis has the flu.

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging
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# Superbugs

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging

Nov 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,248 Views 25 Comments

Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
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Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Oct 19th 2016, 7:53 AM 15,604 Views 67 Comments

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know
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Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know

Oct 12th 2016, 4:43 PM 30,687 Views 22 Comments

Including how to tell the difference between flu and the common cold.

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 6,556 Views 0 Comments

* Stuffs tissue up nose*.

Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season
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Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:58 AM 14,084 Views 31 Comments

At-risk groups receive tha vaccine free-of-charge.

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick
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# Prince Flu

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick

Apr 16th 2016, 11:16 AM 16,436 Views 42 Comments

The icon had been suffering from a bout of flu over the past weeks.

There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs - but here’s what you can do to feel better
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There’s no cure for the common cold and other bugs - but here’s what you can do to feel better

Feb 12th 2016, 1:14 PM 42,824 Views 30 Comments

Feeling under the weather? Here’s what you can do about it.

Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so
# Vindication
# Vindication

Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so

Jan 14th 2016, 9:36 AM 3,311 Views 2 Comments

Take to the bed men, you ARE sick.

Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home
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Feeling sick? That's your body telling you to stay at home

Jan 10th 2016, 3:00 PM 28,605 Views 22 Comments

If you’re sick, your body wants you to stay in bed, it would seem.

10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January
# Sniffle Season
# Sniffle Season

10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January

Jan 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,998 Views 4 Comments

The sickening. It’s happening.

Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
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Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak

Feb 8th 2015, 3:20 PM 24,255 Views 23 Comments

Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…

The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
# Achoo
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The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week

Feb 7th 2015, 1:55 PM 14,469 Views 33 Comments

The average age of those admitted is 59.

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
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# Don't Go There

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:15 PM 20,086 Views 9 Comments

Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show
# Trials
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Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

Jan 30th 2015, 3:07 PM 15,856 Views 25 Comments

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around
# Achoo
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Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around

Jan 16th 2015, 6:01 PM 12,632 Views 15 Comments

Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.

Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland
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Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland

Jan 16th 2015, 7:30 AM 31,021 Views 101 Comments

The HSE said that the rate has risen by almost 14%.

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?
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# Nation's Health

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?

Jan 12th 2015, 8:53 AM 8,327 Views 25 Comments

The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter
# Healthy
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# Healthy

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Jan 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 108 Views 41 Comments

Last winter I got sick and I couldn’t shake it off without a trip to the doctors. In hindsight, it’s very obvious why – I wasn’t really taking great care of myself.

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
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# H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

Apr 16th 2014, 8:54 AM 3,595 Views 6 Comments

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital
# Infection
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Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

Feb 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,461 Views 8 Comments

Mercy University Hospital has confirmed a case of the Influenza H1N1 today.

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi
# Infection
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Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

Feb 27th 2014, 2:50 PM 7,823 Views 14 Comments

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital
# Outbreak
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Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 7,828 Views 0 Comments

An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?
# Your Say
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Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?

Feb 21st 2014, 9:46 AM 12,192 Views 93 Comments

Eight people have died of the flu in recent weeks. Are you getting vaccinated?

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Feb 20th 2014, 11:05 PM 20,224 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.