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# contagion - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Coronavirus declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation

The organisation urged “leaders in all countries to take immediate action”.

Coronavirus deaths in China spike as global health emergency could be declared today

The Department of Foreign Affairs has begun advising Irish citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# contagion - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

# contagion - Thursday 14 August, 2014

WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane

The number of people who have died has now hit 1,069.

# contagion - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US

The man is still alive but the dog died after contracting pneumonic plague.

# contagion - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge So the RTÉ continuity announcers DO have a sense of humour... Conscious Uncoupling

So the RTÉ continuity announcers DO have a sense of humour...

They found time for a Gwyneth Paltrow burn last night.

# contagion - Friday 13 July, 2012

Moody's downgrades Italy by two notches

The credit rating agency has downgraded the third largest eurozone economy just hours ahead of its latest bond sale.

# contagion - Friday 6 July, 2012

Finland flags Euro exit

Finance Minister says that it would consider leaving euro rather than paying for the debts of another country.

# contagion - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Fears grow as Greeks flee banks

Up to €700m believed to have been taken out of banks as contagion sets in after disastrous Italian bond auction.

Italy is relaxed despite 'crucial' time for the eurozone, says Mario Monti

“We are relaxed over Italy’s standing on the international stage and on the markets,” the Italian Prime Minister told his cabinet.

# contagion - Monday 13 February, 2012

Stocks rise on news of Greek parliament's approval of austerity measures

Greece is now on course to receive a second bailout and the markets quite like that…

# contagion - Monday 28 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed….

# contagion - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Here's the cheaper solution to the eurozone debt crisis...

…and it involves the ECB, an interest rate cap and an end-point for bond market intervention.

Berlusconi set to resign as Italian parliament mulls €60bn austerity plan

The Italian prime minister is expected to resign once the lower house passes the austerity plan aimed at reduced pressure on both Italy and the eurozone.

# contagion - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'

Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.

# contagion - Thursday 20 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# contagion - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

EU to hold emergency meeting to tackle 'contagion'

The IMF has voiced approval of the move – saying that recognition of the need for a broader, more forward-looking policy response to assist Greece was welcomed.

# contagion - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Taoiseach to come face to face with Sarkozy at EU summit

Greece will top the agenda at the European Council meeting, with fears that contagion will spread around the world.