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No new cases of tuberculosis have been identified in the city since last month when three third level students were diagnosed with the bacterial infection.
Three students have been diagnosed with tuberculosis recently at two third level colleges in the city. Two are attending NUI Galway and one is a student at GMIT.
A case of meningitis has been identified in a crèche in Castepollard, it was confirmed this week.
A TB screening programme conducted by the HSE West in Inis Oirr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, has been completed.
A local patients’ advocate has warned that the hepatitis C scare - which has resulted in more than 450 former public hospital patients being offered screening after it emerged they may have been treated by a surgeon infected by the virus - may further rock public confidence in an “already shaky” HSE led health service.
Have some spooky, but safe, fun; this is the message from the HSE West this Halloween as fireworks, bonfires, costumes and even boiled sweets can cause an injury to your little ghoul.