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Mumps outbreak in HSE Western Region

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There has been an outbreak of Mumps in the HSE (Health Service Executive) Western Region according to the executive

Meningitis charity warns of increased risk of meningitis at Christmas

The charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is warning Galway people that cases of meningitis and septicaemia are expected to rise over Christmas.

Talk to your GP or pharmacist about avoiding pneumo this winter

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More than 500,000 people aged 65 and older in Ireland are at risk of getting pneumococcal disease, or pneumo, this winter.

A day when everything changed

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BY DECLAN VARLEY AND DAWN MCGOLDRICK

Meningitis charity urges people to learn about the symptoms of the disease

The head of a national meningitis charity says it is important that people realise that anyone of any age can get the condition.

Toyota donates state of the art microscope to Temple Street

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Toyota Ireland is proud to announce it has donated a state-of-the-art microscope to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The microscope, worth €18,000, will be used to provide diagnoses and investigate illnesses such as meningitis, urinary tract infections, respiratory infections and other bacterial infections among children. The new microscope, which will be used in the Microbiology Department, will be instrumental in processing patient samples from A&E around the clock and allows for important consultation between laboratory and medical staff. It will also help facilitate vital staff training, making a significant positive impact on the services provided by microbiology.

Meningitis centre of excellence to honour memory of Aoibhe Carroll

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A meningitis centre of excellence is to be built in the west as part of a five year plan by a locally based national charity.

 

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