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# contagious - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Trump's doctor says he is no longer 'a transmission risk' as he delivers first public speech since diagnosis

The US President told the crowd outside the White House that he was “feeling great”.

# contagious - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China is not the return of SARS virus, officials say

SARS killed 349 people in mainland China and another 299 in Hong Kong in 2003.

# contagious - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Warning issued as four cases of measles are reported in Dublin

Two adults and two children were affected.

# contagious - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway

This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.

# contagious - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold

The cold virus thrives in a cold environment, a recent Yale study found.

# contagious - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

# contagious - Monday 13 October, 2014

Irish health expert: 'All our hospitals have to be ready for Ebola'

The Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre said we’ve moved into an emergency plan.

# contagious - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

# contagious - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can you make it through this video without yawning? Yaaaaargh This post contains videos

Can you make it through this video without yawning?

As you know, it’s the most contagious thing ever.

# contagious - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak

At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.

# contagious - Friday 4 January, 2013

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

# contagious - Friday 30 December, 2011

HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues

There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.

# contagious - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug

The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.

# contagious - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Teenage pregnancy could be 'contagious' between sisters: study

A Norwegian study into teenage pregnancy has found that an older sister becoming pregnant makes her younger sister twice more likely to do the same.