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One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed
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One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed

Feb 20th 2014, 8:24 AM 9,132 Views 4 Comments

One ward has been closed off at the facility as doctors await the results of tests on seven patients with flu-like symptoms.

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital
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Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital

Feb 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 7,746 Views 4 Comments

It’s because of an outbreak of flu in the hospital.

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
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Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

Feb 16th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,909 Views 11 Comments

Those suffering from flu-like symptoms should not go to the hospital.

Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu
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Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu

Jan 25th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,802 Views 11 Comments

One case was reported in Northern Ireland yesterday, but you could have contracted it yourself in recent months without realising. Here’s how.

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December
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Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December

Dec 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,153 Views 9 Comments

Colds, minor burns and injuries from falls are the most common types of injuries and illnesses.

'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam
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'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam

Dec 14th 2013, 9:15 PM 7,429 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht coach revealed Jake Heenan and Dave McSharry were also victims to a nasty bout of the flu.

Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game
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Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game

Dec 14th 2013, 4:33 PM 3,996 Views 1 Comment

The only silver lining for head coach Pat Lam is that his starting XV remains unaffected.

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland
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Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,294 Views 15 Comments

Got chills, aches and a fever? If you’re suffering with the flu right now, it might just help to know that you’re not alone.

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu
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# Manflu

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu

Nov 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 53,462 Views 81 Comments

Have you, or has someone close to you, been afflicted by this condition?

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 8th 2013, 10:57 PM 8,777 Views 15 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Junior Doctors striking, welfare tourists and Budget 2014.

Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day
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Be Gentle With Me Ministerial Pic of the Day

Oct 8th 2013, 12:42 PM 8,191 Views 71 Comments

No comment.

Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season
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Vaccine reminder issued as HSE says 1,000 could die in severe flu season

Oct 7th 2013, 11:12 AM 6,845 Views 109 Comments

Those in at-risk groups can get the vaccine free-of-charge from their GP or pharmacy.

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time
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Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time

Aug 7th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,751 Views 67 Comments

Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
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Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

Mar 29th 2013, 9:29 AM 7,385 Views 17 Comments

A total of 187 cases of influenza have been recorded at the hospital – and Beaumont is trying to stop that number from getting any higher.

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
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Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak

Mar 16th 2013, 12:42 PM 4,407 Views 5 Comments

At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.

Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital
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Public asked to avoid visiting Beaumont Hospital

Mar 6th 2013, 10:33 AM 6,657 Views 11 Comments

Visiting restrictions are in place in light of a recent outbreak of flu in the hospital.

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?

Jan 28th 2013, 1:55 PM 17,759 Views 26 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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 4,978 Views 4 Comments

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

HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination
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HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination

Dec 21st 2012, 12:13 PM 3,463 Views 9 Comments

The HSE says flu is now ciruclating, and over 65s, pregnant women and people with chronic illnesses should act quickly.

Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists
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Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists

Nov 21st 2012, 2:29 PM 6,563 Views 39 Comments

Pharmacists have warned that overuse of antibiotics is a major public health threat – and that we could eventually run out of effective antibiotics.

'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE
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'Get the vaccine, not the flu' urges HSE

Oct 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,333 Views 134 Comments

The HSE is advising at-risk people to get the flu vaccine as it “can be a very serious illness”.

13 reasons why manflu is the worst illness ever
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# Woe Is Men

13 reasons why manflu is the worst illness ever

Sep 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 34,780 Views 73 Comments

It’s definitely not a made-up thing. No sir.

First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed
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First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed

Aug 2nd 2012, 6:45 AM 14,269 Views 11 Comments

The virus, which is spread to humans by rodents and can be life-threatening, was discovered in a patient at the Mid Western Regional Hospital.

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu
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'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

May 11th 2012, 2:01 PM 2,466 Views 3 Comments

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home
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Two die from flu outbreak at Roscommon nursing home

May 3rd 2012, 4:13 PM 2,172 Views 1 Comment

42 of the 76 residents at Drumderrig Private Nursing Home in Boyle have been infected with the A H3 strain of seasonal flu.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 8th 2012, 8:03 PM 5,666 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu
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Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu

Apr 8th 2012, 2:33 PM 1,699 Views 5 Comments

Another resident of the private Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana has died from influenza, the seventh to succumb to the disease.

HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home
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HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home

Apr 6th 2012, 6:46 PM 1,428 Views 1 Comment

Another patient at the Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana died today, but the HSE has said it was not related to the current outbreak.

IPA calls for a national vaccination register to be established
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IPA calls for a national vaccination register to be established

Apr 5th 2012, 11:05 AM 1,250 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.

Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines
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Over 480 patients affected by low-dosage flu vaccines

Nov 25th 2011, 6:58 PM 1,854 Views 11 Comments

An interim report by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland says an error in training led to some pharmacists giving adult patients a child’s dosage of the vaccine.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 24th 2011, 7:34 PM 2,551 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as all the bits and pieces you may have missed.

HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines
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HSE issues warning over low dosage flu vaccines

Nov 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 2,224 Views 34 Comments

A number of people who recently received the flu vaccine may have received too-low a dose and will need to be re-vaccinated, according to the HSE.

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use
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HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use

Nov 18th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,626 Views 11 Comments

The Health Service Executive is urging people not to take antibiotics when they aren’t necessary – because it can lead to infections and antibiotic resistance.

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year
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Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

Oct 18th 2011, 9:12 AM 961 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

Poll: Should cough and cold remedies be banned for the under-6s?
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Poll: Should cough and cold remedies be banned for the under-6s?

Sep 20th 2011, 11:34 AM 2,071 Views 31 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board says over-the-counter cough and cold medicines do no good for smaller children and shouldn’t be given to them. What do you think?

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
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Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,393 Views 11 Comments

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'
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WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'

Mar 10th 2011, 6:02 PM 908 Views 0 Comments

Review committee says the world is not prepared to respond to a severe outbreak of flu.

HSE says flu rates have peaked
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HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 480 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.