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# sick - Thursday 30 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 30th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,787 Views 27 Comments

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

# sick - Monday 7 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 7th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,553 Views 28 Comments

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

# sick - Saturday 24 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,926 Views 8 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 21 December, 2017

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
# Under The Weather
# Under The Weather

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

Dec 21st 2017, 2:52 PM 14,999 Views 46 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 26 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,365 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.

# sick - Sunday 8 October, 2017

The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold
# I'm Dying
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Dying

The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 6,721 Views 0 Comments

‘Tis the season!

# sick - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 24th 2017, 8:02 AM 15,002 Views 27 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 20th 2017, 5:02 PM 19,823 Views 0 Comments

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

# sick - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

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

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

May 16th 2017, 12:45 PM 29,306 Views 50 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# sick - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 7th 2016, 7:36 PM 21,851 Views 20 Comments

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

# sick - Saturday 8 October, 2016

13 very Irish stages of having a dose
# Some Dose
From The Daily Edge
# Some Dose

13 very Irish stages of having a dose

Oct 8th 2016, 9:28 AM 6,908 Views 1 Comment

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

# sick - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed
# Help The Needy
# Help The Needy

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

Jun 5th 2016, 10:30 AM 15,862 Views 76 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 12 May, 2016

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

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

May 12th 2016, 6:55 PM 26,198 Views 54 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 3 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,311 Views 141 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 18 February, 2016

This lad's dinner is a crime against humanity
# Sick
From The Daily Edge
# Sick

This lad's dinner is a crime against humanity

Feb 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 9,123 Views 3 Comments

Pasta, eggs and gravy. *retches*

# sick - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,993 Views 4 Comments

The sickening. It’s happening.

# sick - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 30th 2015, 8:51 PM 37,624 Views 43 Comments

Looks like an abandoned baby, right?

# sick - Saturday 5 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 5th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,169 Views 15 Comments

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

# sick - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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

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 41,126 Views 78 Comments

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

# sick - Sunday 16 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,309 Views 31 Comments

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

# sick - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

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

Aug 11th 2015, 1:33 PM 15,479 Views 29 Comments

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

# sick - Saturday 1 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 1st 2015, 7:15 AM 24,417 Views 36 Comments

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

# sick - Monday 27 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 27th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,880 Views 27 Comments

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

# sick - Thursday 9 July, 2015

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

"Very sickly pups" dumped in Kilkenny woods

Jul 9th 2015, 8:20 PM 22,872 Views 45 Comments

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

# sick - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Prosecco-flavoured crisps are a thing and they'll be in an M&S near you this Christmas
# Ch****mas
From The Daily Edge
# 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 3,061 Views 2 Comments

Oh Lord.

# sick - Sunday 21 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 19,477 Views 14 Comments

They shared their stories with us.

# sick - Thursday 2 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:45 PM 20,039 Views 11 Comments

Husband and wife Karen and Patrick Bradley travelled to Coventry

# sick - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website
# The Peace Of The Dead
# The Peace Of The Dead

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

Apr 1st 2015, 10:27 PM 16,651 Views 27 Comments

His victim had been a willing participant.

# sick - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker From The Daily Edge

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker

Mar 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 11,743 Views 4 Comments

“Stop wasting my time” – this doctor.

# sick - Monday 9 March, 2015

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital

Mar 9th 2015, 6:25 PM 23,371 Views 3 Comments

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

# sick - Monday 16 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 16th 2015, 10:05 PM 13,694 Views 18 Comments

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

# sick - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 7th 2015, 2:08 PM 17,041 Views 28 Comments

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

# sick - Friday 30 January, 2015

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

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

Jan 30th 2015, 3:07 PM 15,848 Views 25 Comments

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

# sick - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 25,971 Views 28 Comments

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

# sick - 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 10,579 Views 3 Comments

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

# sick - Monday 12 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 12th 2015, 8:53 AM 8,320 Views 25 Comments

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

# sick - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter
# Healthy
# Healthy

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Jan 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 103 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.

# sick - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold
# Wrap Up
# Wrap Up

Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold

Jan 6th 2015, 2:29 PM 9,026 Views 19 Comments

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

# sick - Saturday 27 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,099 Views 9 Comments

Are your furry friends in need of some TLC?

# sick - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,073 Views 23 Comments

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

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