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Covid-19 Committee report calls for changes to testing and contact tracing system to make it more robust
The Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is calling for changes to the current Covid-19 testing and contact tracing system to make it more robust and efficient.
The prolonged period of social distancing and self-isolation will have mental health ramifications which the Government must take this into account as part of its response to Covid-19.
Minister for Rural Affairs Seán Canney has urged everyone to observe social distancing in the fight against the coronavirus.
The HSE is urging the public to help prevent the spread of flu and norovirus (the contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhoea) by avoiding hospitals and GP surgeries so as not to infect others who may be already unwell.
The days are slowly getting shorter and we will soon find ourselves in the midst of winter, making it harder to escape the colds and flu going around. Here are a few of Evergreen’s top tips to support your immune health, and to help to keep colds and flu at bay.
At this time of year infection prevention is a favourite word among doctors and the general public alike. Everyone is interested in how to protect and defend themselves effectively against bacteria, viruses, and fungi. As we are all living in times when certain drugs are losing their effectiveness, natural substances that work effectively and do not burden the body are coming to the fore.
The weather is very changeable at this time of year, alternating between hot and cold, and dry and wet. This puts extra pressure on your immune system which can result in colds, coughs, or chest infections.
Cold and flu season is in full swing but the HSE is advising that antibiotics will not help to tackle the seasonal sniffles.