Mon, 06 Jul, 2020
Fri, 01 May, 2020
The HSE is advising anyone born after 1979 to get the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) to combat the sharp rise in mumps cases.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Those concerned about not being protected can ask their GP about getting the jab free of charge.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
A girl attending a creche affected by an E.coli outbreak had to undergo dialysis after a severe strain of the superbug caused kidney failure.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
When cooking pork products it is crucial you cook them enough to get rid of any signs of pink. George F Winter explains how you can run the risk of contracting the hepatitis E virus
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
New HIV diagnoses in Ireland increased to the highest level on record in 2015 and they are linked to the use of a drug called ‘snow blow’.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
With flu now “actively” circulating in the community the HSE is urging those at risk to get vaccinated.
Sun, 17 Jan, 2016
A man who died in Donegal, and who may have contracted Ebola while working in west Africa, "had been in high spirits since returning home", locals have said.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Health chiefs are awaiting blood test results today on a suspected Ebola case in Donegal after a man who recently returned from Africa died suddenly.
Health officials last night moved to allay fears of a potential ebola outbreak as it carried out tests on a Donegal man who died just days after returning to Ireland from a disease blackspot.
Medics suspect a man found dead in Donegal was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Africa, the HSE has said.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
The HSE has confirmed it is currently assessing a suspected case of Ebola in Donegal, after the discovery of a man's body.
THE first death has been reported from the drug-resistant superbug originating in South Asia.
Sat, 14 Aug, 2010
PEOPLE travelling to countries like Pakistan and India are bringing back with them a new superbug that is resistant to almost all antibiotics.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre is urging parents to make sure that their children are protected against measles.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009
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