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#Swine Flu

# swine-flu - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, scientists warn
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, scientists warn

Jun 30th 2020, 4:08 PM 136,842 Views 75 Comments

Named G4, it is genetically descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic in 2009.

# swine-flu - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

'I knew there was a fight in them': Woman at centre of narcolepsy case shocked at ‘adversarial’ proceedings
# AOIFE BENNETT
# AOIFE BENNETT

'I knew there was a fight in them': Woman at centre of narcolepsy case shocked at ‘adversarial’ proceedings

Nov 20th 2019, 11:59 AM 28,629 Views 40 Comments

Aoife Bennett (26) settled her case in the High Court with no admission of liability for an undisclosed sum yesterday.

# swine-flu - Sunday 7 April, 2019

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine
# Narcolepsy
# Narcolepsy

More than 80 cases now before High Court over swine flu vaccine

Apr 7th 2019, 7:05 AM 42,378 Views 0 Comments

A solicitor handling many of the cases said the slow process is “very frustrating” for his clients.

# swine-flu - 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 32,559 Views 31 Comments

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

# swine-flu - Friday 4 January, 2019

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus

Jan 4th 2019, 4:08 PM 49,235 Views 48 Comments

The virus is also known as Swine Flu, and can be particularly harmful to young people and pregnant women.

# swine-flu - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Mother fears son won't get respite care until she dies
# Kerry
# Kerry

Mother fears son won't get respite care until she dies

Jul 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 34,531 Views 48 Comments

Nicola Lawless’ 19-year-old son Ben has a severe intellectual disability.

# swine-flu - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week
# H1N1
# H1N1

Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week

Feb 9th 2016, 6:34 PM 31,375 Views 8 Comments

This follows the death of a child in Dublin last week.

# swine-flu - Friday 5 February, 2016

"Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus" - HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child's death
# H1N1
# H1N1

"Swine Flu is now a seasonal virus" - HSE moves to dampen fears over H1N1 after child's death

Feb 5th 2016, 9:59 PM 16,888 Views 8 Comments

The health executive has offered its condolences to the family of the child who died yesterday from the flu strain.

# swine-flu - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu
# H1N1
# H1N1

Child dies in Dublin hospital from case of swine flu

Feb 4th 2016, 9:10 PM 29,983 Views 27 Comments

The HSE confirmed the death this evening.

# swine-flu - Friday 29 January, 2016

Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital
# No Outbreak
# No Outbreak

Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital

Jan 29th 2016, 12:23 PM 34,842 Views 27 Comments

The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.

# swine-flu - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Study confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy link in Ireland
# Pandemrix
# Pandemrix

Study confirms swine flu vaccine and narcolepsy link in Ireland

May 3rd 2014, 3:11 PM 32,576 Views 45 Comments

The study showed a 13.9-fold higher risk of narcolepsy in children or adolescents vaccinated with Pandemrix in Ireland that those not vaccinated with it.

# swine-flu - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Mar 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 7,600 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# swine-flu - Friday 28 February, 2014

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital
# Infection
# Infection

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

Feb 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,461 Views 8 Comments

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

# swine-flu - Thursday 20 February, 2014

# swine-flu - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't worry about swine flu
# That'll Do Pig
# That'll Do Pig

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

Jan 25th 2014, 8:45 AM 9,802 Views 11 Comments

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

# swine-flu - Friday 24 January, 2014

Boy from Northern Ireland diagnosed with swine flu
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Boy from Northern Ireland diagnosed with swine flu

Jan 24th 2014, 10:09 AM 11,555 Views 17 Comments

The child, who became ill at the weekend, has been transferred to a hospital in Glasgow.

# swine-flu - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain
# Death
# Death

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain

Jan 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,154 Views 13 Comments

The man had also been suffering from unspecified diseases, and died at a hospital in Zaragoza.

# swine-flu - Friday 19 April, 2013

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports
# Narcolepsy
# Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy sufferers plan march on Department of Health over lack of supports

Apr 19th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,790 Views 24 Comments

A report published last year concluded that those given the State sponsored swine flu vaccine Pandemrix were at a higher risk of narcolepsy than unvaccinated individuals.

# swine-flu - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China
# Health
# Health

Two die from swine flu in China

Jan 7th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,797 Views 15 Comments

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# swine-flu - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year
# Health
# Health

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

Oct 18th 2011, 9:12 AM 958 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

# swine-flu - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Mother says she's totally convinced swine flu jab caused son's narcolepsy
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Mother says she's totally convinced swine flu jab caused son's narcolepsy

Sep 14th 2011, 4:51 PM 2,941 Views 18 Comments

There are now 16 confirmed cases of narcolepsy with links to the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix in Ireland. A support group is criticising what it’s calling the ‘minimal’ response from the HSE.

# swine-flu - Saturday 23 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 23rd 2011, 8:12 PM 1,599 Views 5 Comments

In today’s fix: Police say there are unexploded bombs in Oslo as the search for bodies continues on Utoya… and RIP Amy Winehouse.

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

European medicines watchdog says swine flu jab not suitable for children

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:48 PM 1,385 Views 12 Comments

The European Medicines Agency has said there is a link between the drug Pandemrix and the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in young people.

# swine-flu - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 10th 2011, 8:10 PM 1,007 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Cabinet plans St Patrick’s Day trips abroad; professor calls on government to consider nuclear power; and Charlie Sheen launches a major lawsuit against Warner Bros studio.

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'
# WHO
# WHO

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'

Mar 10th 2011, 6:02 PM 908 Views 0 Comments

Review committee says the world is not prepared to respond to a severe outbreak of flu.

# swine-flu - Thursday 27 January, 2011

HSE says flu rates have peaked
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

Over 749 people hospitalised with flu this season and 6 more flu-related deaths last week, according to the latest HSE figures.

# swine-flu - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Number of swine flu deaths in Northern Ireland reaches 21
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Number of swine flu deaths in Northern Ireland reaches 21

Jan 20th 2011, 3:09 PM 490 Views 0 Comments

Of the 21 people to die from the H1N1 virus since November, 18 are confirmed to have had underlying health problems.

# swine-flu - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?

Jan 19th 2011, 2:58 PM 664 Views 0 Comments

The HSE has asked doctors to contact all pregnant women who were vaccinated against swine flu and ask them to return for the seasonal flu vaccine.

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Pregnant women urged to get seasonal flu vaccine

Jan 19th 2011, 2:56 PM 711 Views 0 Comments

HSE says protection against swine flu not enough as increased number of influenza B cases reported in recent weeks.

# swine-flu - Saturday 15 January, 2011

Two-year-old dies after suffering from swine flu
# H1N1 Virus
# H1N1 Virus

Two-year-old dies after suffering from swine flu

Jan 15th 2011, 4:05 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

A two-year-old boy with swine flu who was being treated in an intensive care unit in Northern Ireland has died.

# swine-flu - Friday 14 January, 2011

Swine flu rates have doubled again
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu rates have doubled again

Jan 14th 2011, 9:41 AM 379 Views 0 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Unit warns that the bug is here to stay for at least a few more weeks.

# swine-flu - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Suffering swine flu could leave you with 'super-immunity', researchers say
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Suffering swine flu could leave you with 'super-immunity', researchers say

Jan 11th 2011, 9:12 AM 1,405 Views 1 Comment

Feeling cold, sweaty, miserable, exhausted and aching? Cheer up. Successfully battling a bout of the swine flu could leave you with a supercharged immune system.

# swine-flu - Saturday 8 January, 2011

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines

Jan 8th 2011, 12:05 PM 576 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Fine Gael’s health spokesman has warned that overcrowding in hospitals will cause infections to spread rapidly and will gravely endanger the lives of the seriously ill.

# swine-flu - Friday 7 January, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 7th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,143 Views 0 Comments

Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?
# Where's Harney?
# Where's Harney?

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?

Jan 7th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

Any information leading to her recovery can be sent to tips@thejournal.ie

Swine flu cases double in first week of 2011
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu cases double in first week of 2011

Jan 7th 2011, 8:50 AM 917 Views 3 Comments

Over 5,000 cases of flu were treated in recent days as more people come down with the virus.

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