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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Winter Vomiting Bug

This year
Public urged to be aware of winter vomiting bug symptoms as cases rise
In the first 10 weeks of 2023, there have been 394 cases of norovirus recorded.
All time
Flu, respiratory illness, and the winter vomiting bug: Ireland is under the weather at the moment
How are you doing? Have you succumbed?
Cork hospital so busy since Christmas Day, it's asking people to stay away
There was a huge surge in demand over the Christmas period.
Public told to avoid Tallaght Hospital unless absolutely necessary
Emergency services continue to operate as normal as the hospital deals with a norovirus outbreak.
Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.
Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital
The restrictions were put in place on 15 December.
Letterkenny Hospital psychiatry ward closed to visitors and admissions after vomiting bug outbreak
The hospital has advised people looking to access mental health services to contact their GP.
Beaumont Hospital asks all visitors to 'stay away'
Last Friday the hospital introduced visiting restrictions but has now stepped this up.
Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals
The restrictions have been put in place at Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Raheny to contain an outbreak of the Nonovirus.
Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital
There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.
Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.
Restrictions at Beaumont after new outbreak of winter vomiting bug
Children will not be permitted as visitors, while only one essential visitor will be allowed in for two hours each evening.
HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding
The combination of holiday ailments and the winter vomiting bug mean hospitals are busier than they might usually be.
HSE warns of increase in winter vomiting bug cases
The call to stop it spreading comes after 300 cases were recorded in the last two weeks.
Public warned over winter vomiting bug in St Vincent’s Hospital
Visiting restrictions are in place at the hospital in response to a “particularly virulent” form of the winter vomiting bug.
Beaumont restricts visits after outbreak of winter vomiting bug
An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug means the hospital has introduced visiting restrictions, including to emergency wards.
Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital
Restrictions had been in place over the Bank Holiday weekend following an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.
Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak
The number of people at the hospital affected by the winter vomiting bug has now reached 300.
Beaumont Hospital appeals to visitors over winter vomiting bug
The hospital says no children should be brought in as visitors and that people should avoid unnecessary visits to the hospital.
New outbreak of winter vomiting bug at Dublin hospital
Visitors have been urged to stay away from Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, where a number of wards are affected.
Visiting restrictions remain in place at two Dublin hospitals
St Vincent’s University and Beaumont hospitals have both been affected by an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.
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HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues
There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.
St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug
The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.
Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital
Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.
Winter vomiting bug outbreaks in two hospitals
Visiting restrictions have been put in place at both Mayo General Hospital and Limerick’s Mid-Western Regional Hospital.