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Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China
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Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

Jan 30th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,804 Views 27 Comments

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister
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'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister

Jan 7th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,590 Views 31 Comments

A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals
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Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Mar 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,931 Views 8 Comments

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

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 15,015 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,374 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.

The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold
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The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 6,824 Views 0 Comments

‘Tis the season!

Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff
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Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff

Jul 24th 2017, 8:02 AM 15,013 Views 27 Comments

The ill infant’s parents said they have also received a backlash online.

Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court
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Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court

Jul 20th 2017, 5:02 PM 19,836 Views 0 Comments

GP Maha Al-Adheem was due to face her second hearing at Dublin District Court.

Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick?
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Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick?

May 16th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,321 Views 50 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Long delays at children's emergency departments due to 'dramatic' spike in viral infections
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Long delays at children's emergency departments due to 'dramatic' spike in viral infections

Dec 7th 2016, 7:36 PM 21,900 Views 20 Comments

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin have asked families to go to GPs where possible.

13 very Irish stages of having a dose
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# Some Dose

13 very Irish stages of having a dose

Oct 8th 2016, 9:28 AM 6,920 Views 1 Comment

[Karen from Mean Girls voice] I’m sick.

Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed
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Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed

Jun 5th 2016, 10:30 AM 15,882 Views 76 Comments

“People everywhere seem to have this deep-seated intuition that ill people are unfortunate and deserve to be helped.”

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year
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Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

May 12th 2016, 6:55 PM 26,220 Views 54 Comments

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more
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Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,747 Views 141 Comments

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

This lad's dinner is a crime against humanity
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# Sick

This lad's dinner is a crime against humanity

Feb 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 9,129 Views 3 Comments

Pasta, eggs and gravy. *retches*

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

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

Jan 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 10,022 Views 4 Comments

The sickening. It’s happening.

Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside?
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Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside?

Sep 30th 2015, 8:51 PM 37,632 Views 43 Comments

Looks like an abandoned baby, right?

Not getting enough sleep? You're more likely to catch a cold
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Not getting enough sleep? You're more likely to catch a cold

Sep 5th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,189 Views 15 Comments

Those who sleep less than five hours were 4.5 times more likely to get sick.

Ryanair passenger forced to sit next to vomit on 1.5 hour flight says he was 'definitely conscious of the smell'
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Ryanair passenger forced to sit next to vomit on 1.5 hour flight says he was 'definitely conscious of the smell'

Aug 18th 2015, 12:08 PM 41,203 Views 78 Comments

O’Hare said he’s disappointed in the customer service.

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future
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Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future

Aug 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,324 Views 31 Comments

“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)
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A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)

Aug 11th 2015, 1:33 PM 15,511 Views 29 Comments

A system whereby hot water or steam could be pumped from the brewery to the new hospital is being investigated.

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick
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Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 24,522 Views 36 Comments

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'
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Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'

Jul 27th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,895 Views 27 Comments

Researchers say cutting sick leave entitlements will not reduce absenteeism in the health sector.

"Very sickly pups" dumped in Kilkenny woods
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"Very sickly pups" dumped in Kilkenny woods

Jul 9th 2015, 8:20 PM 22,948 Views 45 Comments

The animals had been where they were left for some time before they were discovered.

Prosecco-flavoured crisps are a thing and they'll be in an M&S near you this Christmas
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# Ch****mas

Prosecco-flavoured crisps are a thing and they'll be in an M&S near you this Christmas

Jun 30th 2015, 2:38 PM 3,065 Views 2 Comments

Oh Lord.

'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids
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'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids

Jun 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 19,503 Views 14 Comments

They shared their stories with us.

'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'
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'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:45 PM 20,081 Views 11 Comments

Husband and wife Karen and Patrick Bradley travelled to Coventry

Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website
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Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website

Apr 1st 2015, 10:27 PM 16,681 Views 27 Comments

His victim had been a willing participant.

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker

Mar 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 11,860 Views 4 Comments

“Stop wasting my time” – this doctor.

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
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Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital

Mar 9th 2015, 6:25 PM 23,385 Views 3 Comments

The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.

'I am one of the lucky ones': Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder
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'I am one of the lucky ones': Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder

Feb 16th 2015, 10:05 PM 13,723 Views 18 Comments

A match for Claire McNamara was found on the international register.

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg
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Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg

Feb 7th 2015, 2:08 PM 17,084 Views 28 Comments

The National Poisons Information Centre of Ireland said bulbs have been mistaken as onions in some cases.

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

Jan 30th 2015, 3:07 PM 15,865 Views 25 Comments

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does
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Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does

Jan 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 27,116 Views 28 Comments

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

Four people dead from the flu this season
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Four people dead from the flu this season

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:37 AM 10,591 Views 3 Comments

The latest report from the HSPC found that flu positivity decreased slightly this week.

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

Jan 12th 2015, 8:53 AM 8,372 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
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Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Jan 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 125 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.

Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold
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Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold

Jan 6th 2015, 2:29 PM 9,080 Views 19 Comments

The cold virus thrives in a cold environment, a recent Yale study found.

From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital
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From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital

Dec 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,133 Views 9 Comments

Are your furry friends in need of some TLC?

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case
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Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case

Oct 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,089 Views 23 Comments

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

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