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# hspc - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season
# Winter Flu
# Winter Flu

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season

Sep 8th 2020, 1:44 PM 28,894 Views 8 Comments

The HSPC also outlined testing recommendations for a number of settings including nursing homes and workplaces.

# hspc - Monday 31 August, 2020

Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers
# Clusters And Lockdowns
# Clusters And Lockdowns

Migrant rights group seeks meeting with Taoiseach over 'serious' concerns from meat factory workers

Aug 31st 2020, 6:07 PM 19,690 Views 29 Comments

Nearly 1,500 confirmed cases have been linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks.

# hspc - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Nearly 1,500 cases linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks across the country
# Clusters And Lockdowns
# Clusters And Lockdowns

Nearly 1,500 cases linked to 28 meat factory outbreaks across the country

Aug 30th 2020, 7:30 AM 84,235 Views 86 Comments

In the 28 days up to 15 August, there were 330 confirmed Covid-19 cases associated with meat/poultry factory outbreaks.

# hspc - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering

Aug 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,431 Views 78 Comments

There have been fewer cases of legionella infection in Ireland this year compared to last year.

# hspc - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,218 Views 37 Comments

From pregnancy to isolation, advice to staff has changed significantly since January.

# hspc - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

CMO says Dublin won't be singled out for stricter measures with growth rates similar nationwide
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

CMO says Dublin won't be singled out for stricter measures with growth rates similar nationwide

Apr 7th 2020, 9:14 PM 39,029 Views 44 Comments

Dublin has the highest number of confirmed cases at 3,061.

# hspc - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin
# MMR
# MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

Feb 13th 2018, 12:14 PM 14,609 Views 76 Comments

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

# hspc - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015
# Snowblow
# Snowblow

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

Jun 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,951 Views 10 Comments

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

# hspc - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma
# New Cases
# New Cases

'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma

Apr 6th 2016, 7:50 PM 51,212 Views 85 Comments

There were 498 new cases of HIV reported in Ireland in 2015, up from 377 in 2014.

# hspc - Friday 23 January, 2015

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

Four people dead from the flu this season

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:37 AM 10,585 Views 3 Comments

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

# hspc - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Schools told how to protect against Ebola
# Contain It
# Contain It

Schools told how to protect against Ebola

Aug 27th 2014, 3:40 PM 10,316 Views 34 Comments

The HPSC says that the risk of the virus landing in Ireland is “very low”.

# hspc - Friday 15 August, 2014

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
# Stand Down
# Stand Down

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 10:34 AM 46,097 Views 131 Comments

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

# hspc - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...

May 22nd 2014, 8:18 AM 8,894 Views 6 Comments

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

# hspc - Monday 7 April, 2014

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row
# Disease
# Disease

Cases of malaria in Ireland rise for the third year in a row

Apr 7th 2014, 9:42 AM 14,452 Views 58 Comments

71 were recorded last year.

# hspc - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Slight drop in STIs - but gonorrhoea at highest figures ever recorded
# Sex
# Sex

Slight drop in STIs - but gonorrhoea at highest figures ever recorded

Apr 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,222 Views 29 Comments

There were 1,110 cases of gonorrhea in Ireland last year – an increase of one third on the previous year.

# hspc - Saturday 19 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,532 Views 5 Comments

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

# hspc - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Gonorrhoea hits highest rate ever recorded in Ireland
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

Gonorrhoea hits highest rate ever recorded in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:08 PM 22,240 Views 35 Comments

A HSE report has found that the number of STIs in Ireland increased dramatically last year.