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# ebola - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home
# USA
# USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

Nov 1st 2014, 8:50 AM 9,715 Views 22 Comments

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

# ebola - Friday 31 October, 2014

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready
# HSE
# HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

Oct 31st 2014, 9:08 PM 5,636 Views 10 Comments

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola
# United Nations
# United Nations

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola

Oct 31st 2014, 5:38 PM 4,131 Views 12 Comments

To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.

Worst parents in the world make their son bawl by pretending he has Ebola
# Heartless
From The Daily Edge
# Heartless

Worst parents in the world make their son bawl by pretending he has Ebola

Oct 31st 2014, 5:27 PM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

Don’t try this on your own children.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Oct 31st 2014, 4:53 PM 5,060 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction
# Roberto Binaschi
# Roberto Binaschi

Italian man who made 'sick joke' about Ebola on Dublin flight spared conviction

Oct 31st 2014, 11:57 AM 21,938 Views 127 Comments

Businessman Roberto Binaschi will make a €2500 donation to charity.

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance
# Aer Scare
# Aer Scare

Man who wrote Ebola on Aer Lingus coffee cup set for court appearance

Oct 31st 2014, 8:08 AM 20,026 Views 0 Comments

The man is believed to have written “Attentione Ebola” on the cup.

# ebola - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here's what happened today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Oct 30th 2014, 8:59 PM 9,968 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup
# Hoax
# Hoax

Passenger arrested for writing Ebola on an Aer Lingus coffee cup

Oct 30th 2014, 5:05 PM 37,993 Views 54 Comments

Two female passengers and a male passenger were arrested at the scene.

The nurse who was under Ebola quarantine has gone for a bike ride
# Kaci Hickox
# Kaci Hickox

The nurse who was under Ebola quarantine has gone for a bike ride

Oct 30th 2014, 2:36 PM 12,006 Views 62 Comments

As you do.

"It's not science-based" - Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined
# Isolation
# Isolation

"It's not science-based" - Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined

Oct 30th 2014, 7:33 AM 17,982 Views 72 Comments

The state of Maine is considering a court order to detain Kaci Hickox.

# ebola - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission

Oct 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,496 Views 27 Comments

Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.

# ebola - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

US says people returning from West Africa DON'T have to be quarantined because of the stigma
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

US says people returning from West Africa DON'T have to be quarantined because of the stigma

Oct 28th 2014, 8:12 AM 5,119 Views 40 Comments

The Centre for Disease Control says some policies have been creating a stigma.

# ebola - Monday 27 October, 2014

Australia is not allowing anyone from Ebola-hit nations into the country
# Border Control
# Border Control

Australia is not allowing anyone from Ebola-hit nations into the country

Oct 27th 2014, 12:24 PM 15,725 Views 85 Comments

It comes as a teenager arriving from Guinea and put into isolation has tested negative for the disease.

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability
# New World Order
# New World Order

Opinion: Welcome to the new normal – global instability

Oct 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 137 Views 40 Comments

From the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East, to conflict on the fringes of Europe, it’s clear the world is entering a new age of international relations.

# ebola - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Teenager in isolation and being tested for Ebola in Australia
# Virus
# Virus

Teenager in isolation and being tested for Ebola in Australia

Oct 26th 2014, 10:11 AM 15,880 Views 20 Comments

The 18-year-old travelled from Guinea.

Nurse in Ebola quarantine criticises how her case has been handled
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Nurse in Ebola quarantine criticises how her case has been handled

Oct 26th 2014, 8:10 AM 12,830 Views 23 Comments

Kaci Hickox says it is a frightening time.

# ebola - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Oct 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 17,421 Views 40 Comments

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

Dallas nurse cured of Ebola receives hug from Obama
# Virus
# Virus

Dallas nurse cured of Ebola receives hug from Obama

Oct 25th 2014, 1:04 PM 16,759 Views 41 Comments

President Obama is trying to stem public fear about the disease, stating that people must be guided by science.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Oct 25th 2014, 8:31 AM 11,816 Views 5 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case
# Death
# Death

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali's first case

Oct 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,073 Views 23 Comments

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

# ebola - Friday 24 October, 2014

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'
# Public Health Emergency
# Public Health Emergency

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'

Oct 24th 2014, 7:22 PM 8,606 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Oct 24th 2014, 4:45 PM 6,154 Views 7 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

7 people who briefly thought Doctor Who had Ebola
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

7 people who briefly thought Doctor Who had Ebola

Oct 24th 2014, 11:45 AM 2,986 Views 4 Comments

Read slowly, people.

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
# Doctors Without Borders
# Doctors Without Borders

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Oct 24th 2014, 6:53 AM 15,304 Views 46 Comments

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas

Oct 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,009 Views 15 Comments

The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.

# ebola - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Yes, there are still people who don't know what Ebola is
# Burn This World
From The Daily Edge
# Burn This World

Yes, there are still people who don't know what Ebola is

Oct 23rd 2014, 3:43 PM 5,642 Views 5 Comments

Um.

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'
# Liberia
# Liberia

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 7,986 Views 2 Comments

16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.

# ebola - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"
# Serum
# Serum

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:32 AM 16,132 Views 49 Comments

The serum will use the blood of people who recovered from the disease.

# ebola - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

Oct 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 9,994 Views 16 Comments

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola
# All Clear
# All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Oct 21st 2014, 4:59 PM 11,783 Views 50 Comments

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola'
# Are You Ready?
# Are You Ready?

'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola'

Oct 21st 2014, 7:50 AM 6,235 Views 25 Comments

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

Without exit screenings, 3 people with Ebola would fly out of West Africa every month
# Exposure
# Exposure

Without exit screenings, 3 people with Ebola would fly out of West Africa every month

Oct 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 4,327 Views 15 Comments

New research has also found that screening people leaving West Africa is far more efficient than screening those arriving at other countries.

# ebola - Monday 20 October, 2014

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital

Oct 20th 2014, 10:47 PM 56,860 Views 155 Comments

She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

Oct 20th 2014, 6:41 PM 10,569 Views 41 Comments

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

Ebola-shaped plush toys exist, and they have completely sold out
# Cuddly Ebola
From The Daily Edge
# Cuddly Ebola

Ebola-shaped plush toys exist, and they have completely sold out

Oct 20th 2014, 4:00 PM 1,894 Views 3 Comments

Ebola has become the T. Rex of microbes, apparently.

This woman's homemade hazmat suit is going super viral
# Suits You
From The Daily Edge
# Suits You

This woman's homemade hazmat suit is going super viral

Oct 20th 2014, 9:39 AM 3,622 Views 1 Comment

Nice try, Ebola.

Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may now be free of the virus
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may now be free of the virus

Oct 20th 2014, 7:31 AM 8,015 Views 11 Comments

Teresa Romero was the first person outside of Africa to contract the virus.

# ebola - Sunday 19 October, 2014

"We can't give in to Ebola hysteria" - Obama
# Calm Down
# Calm Down

"We can't give in to Ebola hysteria" - Obama

Oct 19th 2014, 7:50 AM 6,195 Views 12 Comments

Cuba has offered to help in the fight against the disease.

# ebola - Saturday 18 October, 2014

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Oct 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,856 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?