27 May

HSE confirms Type A Flu caused Nazareth House deaths

first_img It’s been confirmed this evening that the flu caused the deaths of 6 people at a Donegal nursing home.Three men and three women aged between the ages of 85 and 98 have died since March 22nd. Another 11 people were confirmed ill this morning.Experts say the samples taken tested positive for Influenza Type A, with the Health Surveillance Authority saying the measures taken by the HSE since the cluster came to light are appropriate.Patients have been placed in isolation and visits have been restricted – as a precautionary measure.However, relatives of some of the residents have expressed concern about a lack of communication from Nazareth House.Buncrana Councillor Peter McLaughlin says more needs to be done to keep worried families informed…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/mclaugh7.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Google+ By News Highland – April 3, 2012 Previous article“Donegal will not be lectured to on wind energy obligations” – O’DomhnaillNext articlePolitical donations from Donegals TD’s, Senators and MEPs disclosed News Highland center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE confirms Type A Flu caused Nazareth House deaths Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img

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