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HSE continues to monitor ‘contacts’ of third level students with TB

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.

Students diagnosed with tuberculosis in the city

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.

BCG jab delayed due to ‘European shortage’

A European wide shortage of the BCG vaccine has led to a delay for Mayo children due to get the jab.

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.

New campaign highlights that antibiotics are ineffective for colds and flus

The HSE have launched their annual antibiotic awareness campaign, and the ads are now running on national and local radio stations highlighting the fact that it is pointless taking antibiotics for cold and flus.

NUI Galway scientists develop test to control TB

A team at NUI Galway’s Molecular Diagnostics Research Group have developed a new diagnostic DNA test which will help in global efforts to control tuberculosis.

Cinema Reviews: Contagion

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THE BLACK Death of 1347 killed 25 million in Europe; smallpox in the 18th century claimed even more lives with 60 million.

Salin Air Purifier now at Weirs

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Tackle allergies, respiratory problems, asthma, and more with the Salin Air Purifier, available now from Weirs Pharmacy, Mullingar.

Shortage of community health nurses leaves us ‘on the doorstep of an epidemic’

The reduction in frontline medical services has left Galway “on the doorstep of an epidemic”. The claim was made by Senator Fidelma Healy Eames who has expressed concern at the lack of community health doctors in the area, which has led to a reduction in BCG vaccines and development checks in children.

Government recruitment ban putting children’s lives at risk, claims Kyne

Staff shortages caused by the Government’s recruitment ban are to blame for the failure to roll out the BCG vaccination programme for newborn babies at University Hospital Galway.

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