Tag: Flu
6 months ago
inews.co.uk

Should we wear masks again? UK virus cases rise as Spain restores Covid rules

We ask scientists whether the UK should follow Spain and make mask wearing in hospitals and GP practices mandatory again

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6 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Canary Islands latest Spanish hotspots to bring back face mask rules in Covid surge

The Canary Islands are the latest Spanish hotspots to be bringing back face mask rules as Covid and flu case numbers ...

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7 months ago
inews.co.uk

Flu and Covid patient surge continues as seasonal viruses squeeze hospitals

The number of patients in hospitals with Covid is up 72% in a month, while those with flu needing treatment rising fi...

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7 months ago
dublinlive.ie

Where to get children's flu vaccine as HSE offer walk-in clinics

There will be a number open for a few hours over the next two days and an appointment is not required

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7 months ago
inews.co.uk

Covid Christmas warning as new dominant variant JN.1 fuels spike in cases

As JN.1 becomes the dominant Covid subvariant in the UK, scientists warn the UK faces a 'cocktail of viral threats'

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7 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Hypochondriacs die five years earlier than others, major new study finds

Researchers in Sweden studied people with hypochondriasis - or illness anxiety disorder - which is a fear of illnesse...

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8 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

WHO demands fresh data from China amid outbreak of 'white lung syndrome' as Chinese are told to w...

Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, a WHO epidemiologist, said the agency was 'following up with China' as hospitals across the co...

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8 months ago
inews.co.uk

Should we worry about swine flu? Risk explained as first human case detected

It is not known at this stage how transmissible the strain is or if there could be other cases in the UK

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9 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Covid symptoms explained this winter - how Pirola strain JN.1 differs from cold and flu

Covid variant JN.1 - which descends from BA.2.86 - is said to be comparable with Omicron coronavirus strain which spr...

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

Pregnant women and children told to get flu jab as hospitalisations expected to outnumber Covid

Data from last year showed there were some 14,600 excess deaths in England last winter due to influenza with 10,300 f...

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

New pandemic would see UK get faster access to flu vaccines as deal is struck for 100m jabs

Health officials said it is the first time the manufacturing process would be based entirely in the UK, ensuring acce...

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10 months ago
dailymail.co.uk

Doctors admit they can't tell Covid apart from allergies or the common cold anymore - highlightin...

Patients with the virus are now most likely to suffer from a sore throat, sneezing or congestion - similar to those w...

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10 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

Parents urged to vaccinate their children against flu

Parents are urged to get the vaccination for their children.

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

From Covid to flu, seven viruses in circulation and how worried we should be about them

The Government is launching a new dashboard to track colds, flu and other respiratory viruses

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

New UK infections dashboard will help public track Covid, cold and flu outbreaks

During the pandemic, the Covid dashboard played a critical role in controlling the spread of the virus and became the...

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Covid symptoms September 2023: How long do symptoms last, Pirola and Eris symptoms explained - wh...

It's been reported that both the Eris and Pirola variants can give sufferers 'Covid headache'

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

How to book a Covid vaccine: autumn booster jab booking details, who is eligible - can you buy va...

As the autumn booster programme rolls out in England, here's how to book your jab

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10 months ago
inews.co.uk

Who can get another Covid booster jab this autumn, explained

The Covid-19 and flu vaccination programme is starting earlier than planned after a new variant of coronavirus was de...

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

Covid-19: appointments to have jabs brought forward for at-risk groups

The move comes as a new variant has been found in the UK

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11 months ago
inews.co.uk

How to book your Covid vaccine, as NHS drive to start earlier this year due to new variant

The flu and Covid-19 vaccine programme is to start earlier than planned this year, after a new variant of the virus w...

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11 months ago
inews.co.uk

Covid and flu vaccines to start earlier than planned as new variant causes concern

Health officials advised that speeding up the autumn vaccine programme - now due to begin on September 11 instead of ...

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11 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Simple test you can do at home to see if you have flu or the new Covid variant Eris

Since the pandemic started, it has been hard to tell the difference between flu and Covid as symptoms can be extremel...

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11 months ago
inews.co.uk

Medics welcome NHS England clarification over delayed flu and Covid vaccine programme

Officials said in updated guidance that as some appointments have already been made, any patient wishing to receive t...

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12 months ago
inews.co.uk

Eris Covid variant faces back-to-school 'crunch time' as it's set to become dominant UK strain

i asked leading scientists how worried they are about the new Eris variant of Covid, as experts predict it will becom...

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12 months ago
inews.co.uk

NHS flu jabs and Covid boosters axed for under 65s this winter

The Government’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has published its latest plans which will mean 12 mi...

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

What is Disease X? New pandemic virus explained, symptoms, is it coming to UK in 2023 - should we...

'Disease X' certainly sounds ominous, but is it coming our way, and should we be worried?

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12 months ago
mirror.co.uk

People who pick their nose 'are more likely to get Covid' as new variant hits UK

A new study carried out in the Netherlands has found a link between picking the nose and spreading coronavirus in med...

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12 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Bird flu horror as swans decimated on the Thames and virus continues to spread

King Charles' swan marker David Barber said the dip is "terrible to see" and is the worst he's seen in his 31 years i...

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about 1 year ago
dailymail.co.uk

Brazilian woman dies of SWINE FLU: Fatality sparks terror and CDC investigation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials plan to probe samples collected from the patient, 42, who ...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Dengue fever warning to Brits heading off to popular holiday resorts this summer

Brits planning to travel abroad are being warned about the risks of potentially deadly dengue fever - a disease sprea...

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Two poultry workers contract bird flu after working with infected chickens on farm

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story

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about 1 year ago
liverpoolworld.uk

Merseyside borough has highest rate of respiratory deaths in UK

Across England, four of the 11 worst places for deaths from lung conditions are in the Liverpool City Region.

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over 1 year ago
dailymail.co.uk

My son, 7, had both his legs amputated after catching the FLU and Strep A at the same time

Kaden Stevenson, 7, from Michigan is an orange belt in martial arts and was an avid soccer player. But after he devel...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Mum questioned over son's mysterious bruises until the devastating truth came out

Beth Reilly became concerned when her little boy Bailey Kilbane, now 16 months, started developing strange bruises an...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Mystic Meg's secret life - vegan hypochondriac, 7 cats and sideline in sexy stories

After finding fame on the National Lottery, Mystic Meg - who has died aged 80 after a short illness - lived a mysteri...

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

Stomach flu symptoms to watch for as norovirus spreads across US: CDC

Stomach “bugs” are in bloom as the US Centers for Disease Control warns Americans about widespread outbreaks across t...

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over 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

A high temperature drops out of the top 20 Covid symptoms as the new 'Kraken' variant spreads

Once a 'big three' indicator that you had the virus, now running a temperature barely registers - but look out for so...

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over 1 year ago
dublinlive.ie

Flu vaccine walk-in clinics to open for children aged two to 17

Pharmacies and GPs are also offering the vaccine as the number of flu cases in children rise

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Flu vaccine: alarm at drop in jab take-up among at-risk groups - as number in hospital hits 10 ye...

The number of pregnant women having their flu jab is at its lowest level in a decade, analysis of official figures shows

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