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As many as 1,000 private wells in Mayo could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria such as E coli, putting those who drink from them, especially children and the elderly, at risk of picking up a potentially very serious illness called VTEC.
A TB screening programme conducted by the HSE West in Inis Oirr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, has been completed.
The HSE West Department of Public Health is offering screening to everyone living on Inis Oírr following confirmation of tuberculosis infection on the island.
The HSE has urged people in at-risk groups to get vaccinated against influenza. Flu can be a very serious illness, especially for people who are older or who have a long-term illness.