Nursing home outbreak : No risk to public

first_img Google+ Nursing home outbreak : No risk to public By News Highland – April 3, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Twitter WhatsApp The general public have no need to fear the current infection outbreak at Nazareth House, Fahan, a top health official has stressed.Dr Peter Wright, Director of Public Health at HSE North West, said while the body were still awaiting test results – which he said they expected this evening – it was likely to be a strain of flu, and only harmful to “risk groups” such as the elderly.He said full infection control procedures were in place at the home and the risk of the as yet unknown illness spreading to the public was “unlikely.”Speaking to Greg Hughes on today’s Shaun Doherty Show, Dr Wright also revealed only 11, not 27, residents were now showing signs of infection:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/wright.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Previous articleGovernment will punish local authorities over non-payment of household chargeNext article“Donegal will not be lectured to on wind energy obligations” – O’Domhnaill News Highland News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

"Nursing home outbreak : No risk to public"