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Survey reveals over 4,000 persons impacted by long Covid-19 symptoms on regular basis in County Westmeath

Based on a survey by Ireland Thinks, there are over 4,000 personnel impacted by long Covid-19 symptoms in County Westmeath, with 778 significantly impacted by the pandemic virus on a daily basis.

Keep visitor numbers to a minimum, says hospital manager

The manager of a Co Galway hospital has asked families and loved ones of inpatients at the facility to ensure that visitor numbers are kept to a minimum to protect vulnerable patients from being exposed to viruses.

Six percent of adults in Ireland living with symptoms of long Covid - Naughten

Recently released pandemic related data has found that six percent of adults in Ireland are living with self-reported symptoms of long Covid.

HSE announces launch of free national home STI testing service

The HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme (SHCPP), Health and Wellbeing, has launched a free national online service which provides people living in Ireland aged 17 and older, the option to test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at home.

Thousands of Galway adults with Long Covid struggling to access services

More than 18,000 Galway people could be suffering from Long Covid, a term used to describe Covid-19 effects that continue for weeks or months after the initial illness, according to statistics released by the Independent Roscommon/Galway TD, Denis Naughten.

Long Covid could cripple health service with over 336,000 patients – Naughten

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on Government to treat the surge in long Covid patients with the same urgency as the initial Covid-19 infections.

Essential tips to ensure rosacea does not become a major skin issue

Rosacea is predominantly an Irish skin problem, but although it is so commonplace, remarkably there is no relevant knowledge as to how the disorder is caused.

Boost your chances of recovery post surgery

Could hyperbaric oxygenation help speed up your post-surgery recovery? Hyperbaric oxygenation is a recommended treatment for inflammation, tissue injury, non-healing wounds, skin flaps, skin grafts, burns, and some infections. Treatment for these conditions is covered by certain healthcare insurers at OxyGeneration in Galway city.

March 1875 - Smallpox in Athenry

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On March 2 1875, the medical officer of the Athenry Dispensary District, Dr WJ Leonard, wrote an urgent letter to the Local Government Board (LGB) in Dublin, regretting to report a ‘very bad case of smallpox’ which had come into his district the previous day. He briefly described how it was discovered:

Specsavers advice to avoid Halloween ‘sight-mare’ from novelty contact lenses

With Halloween around the corner, those who plan on dressing up are being urged to look after their eyes when choosing their ‘spooktacular’ eye accessories.


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