Advertisement
News

Killarney GP feels RSV figures from HPSC are meaningless

Dec 2, 2022 13:12 By radiokerrynews
Killarney GP feels RSV figures from HPSC are meaningless Killarney GP feels RSV figures from HPSC are meaningless
Dr Gary Stack
Share this article

A Killarney GP feels figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre showing 12 confirmed cases of RSV in Kerry between November 20th - 26th are meaningless.

Dr Gary Stack says given that the respiratory virus is vastly under-reported, the actual numbers would be far higher.

Advertisement

 

Last evening, the Chief Medical Officer Breda Smyth said she believed the current RSV wave had peaked, and it was substantially bigger than any previous wave.

She also noted the numbers presenting at medical practices with flu are rising.

Advertisement

Dr Gary Stack is encouraging people to avail of the flu vaccine as soon as possible.

 

Advertisement

 

Share this article
Advertisement

RadioKerry Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.