Offaly Pharmacist Warning Of Strep A Signs To Look Out For

The HSE says Strep A is being 'actively considered' as a possible cause in the death of a four-year-old child in Ireland.

Lethargy and a loss of appetite are signs a child might be suffering from a serious case of Strep A, according to an Offaly Pharmacist.

The HSE says Strep A is being 'actively considered' as a possible cause in the death of a four-year-old child in Ireland.

Latest figures state that over 55 cases of Strep A have been confirmed here, while two older people have died.

It follows the death of a five-year-old girl in the North last night, which is also being linked to the infection.

Liam Butler from Haven's Pharmacy in Birr says a child's parent will know best when it comes to symptoms:

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