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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 136,930 Views 75 Comments

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

'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 28,821 Views 40 Comments

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

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 43,500 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 32,608 Views 31 Comments

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

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 49,267 Views 50 Comments

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

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 34,597 Views 48 Comments

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

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 31,397 Views 9 Comments

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

"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 16,910 Views 10 Comments

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

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 30,001 Views 27 Comments

The HSE confirmed the death this evening.

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 34,865 Views 27 Comments

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

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 32,915 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.

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 7,620 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital

Feb 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 14,479 Views 8 Comments

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

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 9,826 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.

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 11,574 Views 17 Comments

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

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain
# Death
# Death

Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain

Jan 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,171 Views 13 Comments

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

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 5,830 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.

Two die from swine flu in China
# Health
# Health

Two die from swine flu in China

Jan 7th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,823 Views 15 Comments

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

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 991 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.

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 2,984 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.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 23rd 2011, 8:12 PM 1,616 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 1,425 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.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 10th 2011, 8:10 PM 1,021 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 928 Views 0 Comments

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

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

HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 503 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.

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 501 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Poll: Are you getting the flu vaccine?

Jan 19th 2011, 2:58 PM 679 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 723 Views 0 Comments

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

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 682 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 rates have doubled again
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu rates have doubled again

Jan 14th 2011, 9:41 AM 386 Views 0 Comments

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

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 1,444 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.

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

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines

Jan 8th 2011, 12:05 PM 590 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.

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

The week in photos

Jan 7th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,167 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 2,052 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 940 Views 0 Comments

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

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