'Left shaking' Conor McGregor and family struck down with Aussie flu
'Left shaking' Conor McGregor and family struck down with Aussie flu
DEADLY The killer strain of flu called H3N2 is striking people down across the UK
02 January, 2018, 12:38
Hospital doctors in Donegal, Dublin, Galway and Limerick have reported a big rise in the amount of people suffering from flu-like symptoms and nursing homes are facing an increase in the number of cases.
The main strain posing a risk in Ireland is the so-called "Aussie flu", a virulent strain of influenza A. The H3N2 subtype triggered two-and-a-half times the normal number of cases in Australia.
Government statistics show 1,111 people were struck down with flu as temperatures dropped last week - a 156 per cent jump on the previous seven days.
The deadly "Aussie flu" now sweeping Britain has already claimed lives in Ireland, it has emerged.
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And the HSE has revealed under ten people have died from influenza so far this winter.
Dr Kelleher added: "The most important thing is that if people think they've got it is to stay at home and look after themselves".
Experts warned to expect the worst outbreak in 50 years back in September as the NHS urged all eligible Brits to get the free flu jab - but admitted it was too late to tweak the strains in their stockpile.
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Global Positioning System are urging people in high-risk groups to get the flu vaccine as soon as possible.
On Monday, it was revealed that Conor McGregor had caught the virus, detailing in an Instagrampost published on Monday morning: "Well that was a wild New Year's Eve". Half the family hit with the Australian flu virus and some even left in hospital with it, ' he said in the post which has since been deleted.
The H3N2 subtype triggered two and a half times the normal number of cases in Australia.
Writing about his recent press coverage, he said: "I may go back to the back pages instead of the front pages again but I have a feeling these journalists now just want me in the obituary pages so we shall see".
He said: "I'll leave that with the rest of the bad behind me in 2017 and take with me the many great experiences I've had this year!"
But two weeks ago, 522 cases of type A and 546 cases of type B were recorded across England and Wales - with 43 cases yet to be identified.
The A virus has caused some of the worst outbreaks in history, including the infamous Spanish flu in 1918 and swine flu in 2009.
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