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Mayo child wins HSE and Science Week competition

A pupil from Mayo was one of the competition winners of some 2,000 children from around the country who designed their own superbug posters to highlight the importance of keeping their hands clean and preventing the spread of infections. Setánta O Nuailain, a third class pupil attending Gailscoil na Cruaiche in Westport, won for his poster entitled ‘Iris the Virus’.

HSE warns one thousand people could die from flu related illnesses

People aged over 65, pregnant women and residents of nursing homes are some of the at risk group whom the HSE West is urging to get vaccinated against flu this season.

Inis Oirr TB screening programme completed

A TB screening programme conducted by the HSE West in Inis Oirr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, has been completed.

HIQA announces composition of team to investigate UHG standards after death of Savita Halappanavar

HIQA has announced the composition of the panel who will investigate standards and services at University Hospital Galway following the death of Savita Halappanavar.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre is urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect themselves against Lyme disease, which is spread by tick bites. Lyme disease can, in a minority of cases, cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

HSE warns against risk of Lyme disease

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre yesterday warned the public regarding the dangers of Lyme disease. Spread by tick bites, in a minority of cases it can cause severe debilitating heart and nervous system disease.

 

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