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# meningitis - This year 2022

Explainer: What is meningitis and what are the signs and symptoms to look out for?
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Explainer: What is meningitis and what are the signs and symptoms to look out for?

Oct 6th 2022, 3:37 PM 12,188 Views 1 Comment

While meningitis can affect anyone, it is most common in infancy and early childhood.

# meningitis - Last year 2021

Coroner calls for greater awareness of lethal form of meningitis following sudden death of 24-year-old
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Coroner calls for greater awareness of lethal form of meningitis following sudden death of 24-year-old

Jun 23rd 2021, 2:01 PM 34,501 Views 6 Comments

Gemma McGee died within 36 hours of falling ill.

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HSE investigating potential 12th case of meningitis
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HSE investigating potential 12th case of meningitis

Jan 15th 2019, 2:59 PM 17,387 Views 13 Comments

Three people with the condition have died in recent weeks.

Meningitis alert: Parents 'shouldn't panic' but need to take quick action with sick kids
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Meningitis alert: Parents 'shouldn't panic' but need to take quick action with sick kids

Jan 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,891 Views 12 Comments

Eleven cases of a bug that causes meningitis have been reported since the last week in December and three of those patients have died.

Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'
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Meningitis: HSE expert says rate of uptake of vaccine boosters is 'very disappointing'

Jan 10th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,425 Views 33 Comments

The HSE yesterday issued an initial warning after the deaths of three people.

HSE warning after three die of infection that causes meningitis and septicaemia
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HSE warning after three die of infection that causes meningitis and septicaemia

Jan 9th 2019, 5:07 PM 52,739 Views 28 Comments

Eleven cases of what is known as ‘meningococcal disease’ have been reported since the last week in December.

'He had a headache on Christmas Eve and died the next day': Wife describes husband's meningitis
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'He had a headache on Christmas Eve and died the next day': Wife describes husband's meningitis

Apr 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 34,661 Views 16 Comments

“We don’t want other people to lose a family member like this and we want everyone to be aware of the disease.”

HSE says meningitis cases in Meath were 'small family outbreak'
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HSE says meningitis cases in Meath were 'small family outbreak'

Mar 13th 2018, 4:53 PM 17,984 Views 12 Comments

A young girl died from meningitis last week.

A young girl has died in suspected meningitis outbreak
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A young girl has died in suspected meningitis outbreak

Mar 9th 2018, 5:59 PM 105,307 Views 13 Comments

Several children were brought to hospital yesterday.

A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily
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A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarily

Aug 30th 2017, 8:22 AM 6,224 Views 4 Comments

The test could also cut testing times from 48 hours to one hour.

'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle
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'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle

Apr 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,263 Views 5 Comments

Dawson and Rory Best are teaming up to raise awareness about the condition.

'I needed something to centre myself around': US woman learned Irish to improve memory loss
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'I needed something to centre myself around': US woman learned Irish to improve memory loss

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:30 PM 22,370 Views 15 Comments

Shannon O’Neill is travelling to Ireland in the summer to visit Gaeltacht areas and advance her level of Irish.

'From 10am in the doctor’s surgery to noon in the hospital, my baby was gone'
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'From 10am in the doctor’s surgery to noon in the hospital, my baby was gone'

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:05 AM 44,198 Views 12 Comments

Lola Jane Nagle was just 17 months old when she died from meningitis in 2015.

Tributes pour in for Grainne O'Donnell, the 20-year-old UCC student who died from meningitis
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Tributes pour in for Grainne O'Donnell, the 20-year-old UCC student who died from meningitis

Feb 18th 2017, 12:51 PM 47,391 Views 11 Comments

From her hometown in Co Tipperary to classmates at UCC, tributes have flowed in for the 20-year-old.

UCC student dies after contracting meningitis
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UCC student dies after contracting meningitis

Feb 17th 2017, 5:04 PM 29,202 Views 6 Comments

The death has sparked a number of calls to a meningitis helpline.

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness
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Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness

Feb 18th 2016, 12:15 PM 33,970 Views 32 Comments

The former rugby player spoke out after a young British girl died from the condition.

Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user
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Pakistan wants to hang a paraplegic wheelchair user

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:21 AM 21,954 Views 49 Comments

Abdul Basit has been given a last-minute reprieve after appeals by Human Rights groups.

Government will consider lifesaving meningitis jab for children - but only if the price is right
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Government will consider lifesaving meningitis jab for children - but only if the price is right

Mar 30th 2015, 9:51 PM 11,658 Views 36 Comments

The UK is introducing a vaccine and Ireland will follow if “a cost effective agreement can be reached”.

10-year-old Irish meningitis survivor's photograph used for global campaign
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10-year-old Irish meningitis survivor's photograph used for global campaign

May 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,816 Views 6 Comments

Aaron McHugh photograph is now available in an ebook for free on iBooks.

Lifesaving jab for children in Northern Ireland - but not the Republic (yet)
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Lifesaving jab for children in Northern Ireland - but not the Republic (yet)

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:10 PM 9,518 Views 30 Comments

Ireland has the highest incidence of Meningitis B disease in Europe.

Column: I lost my daughter to meningitis – why is a vaccine for MenB still not provided?
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Column: I lost my daughter to meningitis – why is a vaccine for MenB still not provided?

Feb 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 446 Views 32 Comments

We have a vaccine for a common strain of meningitis, yet it’s not on from the immunisation schedule. What is the delay? asks Siobhán Carroll.

Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis
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Warning issued after children at Cavan creche diagnosed with meningitis

Feb 13th 2014, 10:30 PM 19,263 Views 7 Comments

All staff and children who has close contact with them have been given antibiotics.

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
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Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Nov 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 6,169 Views 0 Comments

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’
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Column: ‘My husband was holding back tears when he told me Callum had meningitis’

Nov 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 620 Views 35 Comments

On Universal Children’s Day, mother Roisin Hartley tells her story about how she came so close to losing her son to meningitis.

Meningitis: ‘We never thought it would happen to us – but it did’
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Meningitis: ‘We never thought it would happen to us – but it did’

Apr 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 11,210 Views 20 Comments

Siobhan and Noel Carroll sadly lost their daughter Aoibhe at the age of four to meningitis – now they’re educating others to spot the dangers of meningitis.

13 people died of influenza during Ireland's last flu season
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13 people died of influenza during Ireland's last flu season

Jan 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,558 Views 5 Comments

All of the people who died were elderly, ranging from 81 to 98 years old.

Four die after rare meningitis outbreak in US
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Four die after rare meningitis outbreak in US

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:16 PM 9,578 Views 16 Comments

All cases involved patients who received steroid injections for back pain, health officials said today.

Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis
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Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis

Aug 8th 2012, 9:36 AM 321 Views 0 Comments

The Stoke defender was hospitalised with a mystery virus on Monday.

Benhaffaf boys' mum the new patron of Twinfest
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Benhaffaf boys' mum the new patron of Twinfest

Aug 6th 2012, 9:15 AM 8,918 Views 0 Comments

Fundraising event is also a place for multiple-birth siblings to meet and bond with similar families.

Sturridge treated for suspected meningitis - reports
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Sturridge treated for suspected meningitis - reports

Jul 4th 2012, 10:02 AM 254 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea striker’s place in the Team GB Olympic football squad is in doubt after he fell ill over the weekend.

Older people encouraged to receive pneumo flu jab
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Older people encouraged to receive pneumo flu jab

Sep 20th 2011, 11:09 AM 515 Views 0 Comments

Comedian Brendan Grace is one of the advocates for the vaccine after discovering that as he has diabetes he is at risk for pneumo flu.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 22nd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,924 Views 1 Comment

In this evening’s wrap-up: UVF blamed in Belfast, AIB battered in Bulgaria, and a strange new use for your toenail clippings…

Woman sues pet shop, claiming she contracted brain damage from parrots
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Woman sues pet shop, claiming she contracted brain damage from parrots

Jun 22nd 2011, 6:45 PM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

Patricia Ingle says she contracted a rare brain disease from parrots while working at the pet store in Limerick.

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables
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Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables

Dec 10th 2010, 4:36 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

The cables reveal that the pharmaceutical giant hired private investigators to unearth evidence of corruption on a Nigerian official in order to halt a case about an alleged unauthorized drug trial.