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# flu - Saturday 7 January, 2017

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

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

# flu - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

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

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

# flu - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The number of people with the flu doubled during December

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

# flu - Monday 19 December, 2016

Red Hot Chili Peppers postpone this week's Dublin gigs

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

# flu - Sunday 13 November, 2016

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

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

# flu - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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

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

# flu - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

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

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

# flu - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to Sniffing Vicks

# flu - Monday 3 October, 2016

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

Here's how to get yourself vaccinated this flu season

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

# flu - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Music legend Prince has flight grounded after falling sick

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

# flu - Friday 12 February, 2016

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

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

# flu - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Man Flu is definitely a thing and worse than woman flu; scientists said so Vindication

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

Take to the bed men, you ARE sick.

# flu - Sunday 10 January, 2016

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

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

# flu - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January Sniffle Season

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

The sickening. It’s happening.

# flu - Sunday 8 February, 2015

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

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

# flu - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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

The average age of those admitted is 59.

# flu - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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

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

# flu - Friday 30 January, 2015

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# flu - Friday 16 January, 2015

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

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

Flu is 'actively circulating' and on the rise in Ireland Health This post contains a poll

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

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

# flu - Monday 12 January, 2015

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

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

# flu - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

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.

# flu - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

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

# flu - Friday 28 February, 2014

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

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

# flu - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

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

# flu - Friday 21 February, 2014

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

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

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get the flu vaccine?

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

# flu - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

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

One swine flu case confirmed at CUH, visitor restrictions imposed

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

# flu - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital

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

# flu - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

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

# flu - Saturday 25 January, 2014

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

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

# flu - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

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

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

# flu - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From The42 'Kieran Marmion was on a hospital drip 48 hours ago' - Pat Lam Stricken

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

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

From The42 Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game Depleted Ranks

Connacht lose three players to flu hours before vital Toulouse game

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

# flu - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Atishoo! New website maps the spread of flu across Ireland

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.

# flu - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu Manflu

The 9 unmistakeable symptoms of manflu

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

# flu - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

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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# flu - Monday 7 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…