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# ebola - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,380 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

This 'Ebola' Halloween costume is the worst Halloween costume
# Not Ok
From The Daily Edge
# Not Ok

This 'Ebola' Halloween costume is the worst Halloween costume

Oct 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 3,897 Views 6 Comments

Yes, it’s here. Yes, it’s bad.

Everyone's sharing this sarcastic tweet about a Bono headline
# Burns Unit
From The Daily Edge
# Burns Unit

Everyone's sharing this sarcastic tweet about a Bono headline

Oct 18th 2014, 10:02 AM 6,298 Views 1 Comment

Because it’s great.

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola
# Photographs
# Photographs

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

Oct 18th 2014, 9:15 AM 25,967 Views 13 Comments

In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.

This is the man America is trusting to stem the spread of Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

This is the man America is trusting to stem the spread of Ebola

Oct 18th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,912 Views 26 Comments

Ron Klain is Barack Obama’s “Ebola czar”.

# ebola - Friday 17 October, 2014

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Oct 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 47,548 Views 70 Comments

The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.

Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting
# Cast Out
# Cast Out

Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting

Oct 17th 2014, 8:00 PM 6,530 Views 3 Comments

Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.

Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone
# West Africa
# West Africa

Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone

Oct 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 373 Views 4 Comments

Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.

$100,000 ... That's all the UN has in its dedicated Ebola trust fund
# New Appeal
# New Appeal

$100,000 ... That's all the UN has in its dedicated Ebola trust fund

Oct 17th 2014, 8:14 AM 5,250 Views 23 Comments

The cash, which came from Colombia, is a tiny fraction of the $1 billion that the UN has estimated it needs to fight the epidemic.

This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola
# If And When
# If And When

This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola

Oct 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 23,897 Views 58 Comments

Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.

# ebola - Thursday 16 October, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Oct 16th 2014, 4:58 PM 6,822 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Air France plane grounded at Madrid airport due to suspected Ebola case

Oct 16th 2014, 2:56 PM 15,589 Views 43 Comments

A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers

Ireland might see 'a few cases' of Ebola. So, how will it cope?
# Global Outbreak
# Global Outbreak

Ireland might see 'a few cases' of Ebola. So, how will it cope?

Oct 16th 2014, 2:26 PM 14,552 Views 47 Comments

It won’t be a Hollywood apocalypse, politicians heard today.

Confirmed: 23 tests for Ebola performed on 14 people in Ireland
# No Apocalypse
# No Apocalypse

Confirmed: 23 tests for Ebola performed on 14 people in Ireland

Oct 16th 2014, 1:10 PM 21,153 Views 50 Comments

All came back negative.

Nurse with Ebola given permission to fly but officials now looking for 132 passengers
# Domestic Flight
# Domestic Flight

Nurse with Ebola given permission to fly but officials now looking for 132 passengers

Oct 16th 2014, 8:07 AM 19,127 Views 55 Comments

The officials now admit she should not have been allowed to take the flight.

Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren't convinced
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren't convinced

Oct 16th 2014, 7:42 AM 6,961 Views 29 Comments

“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.

# ebola - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola
# Virus
# Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

Oct 15th 2014, 11:08 PM 7,797 Views 18 Comments

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week

Oct 15th 2014, 11:12 AM 7,152 Views 44 Comments

Ninety-five Liberian health workers have died so far in the epidemic.

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola
# Dallas
# Dallas

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

Oct 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,139 Views 19 Comments

The worker also treated a man who died from the virus.

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next
# Spread
# Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Oct 15th 2014, 8:15 AM 26,418 Views 48 Comments

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

# ebola - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg is donating €20 million to stop Ebola from 'becoming like HIV'
# Status Update
# Status Update

Mark Zuckerberg is donating €20 million to stop Ebola from 'becoming like HIV'

Oct 14th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,081 Views 40 Comments

Facebook’s CEO said that the virus must be brought under control soon, before it becomes a “long-term global health crisis”.

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"
# Nina Pham
# Nina Pham

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"

Oct 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,511 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second US patient, Nina Pham, said she was “blessed”.

Someone bought ebola.com and is trying to sell it off for €118,500
# Domain Squatting
# Domain Squatting

Someone bought ebola.com and is trying to sell it off for €118,500

Oct 14th 2014, 12:51 PM 6,513 Views 11 Comments

The owners of the domain name say they’ve received “many inquiries” about it over the years, but have yet to sell it.

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down
# Happy Tail
# Happy Tail

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down

Oct 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 11,324 Views 73 Comments

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany
# Virus
# Virus

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

Oct 14th 2014, 9:32 AM 9,587 Views 31 Comments

The patient died during the night.

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts
# Virus
# Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

Oct 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 40,758 Views 60 Comments

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport
# Not A Drill
# Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,155 Views 12 Comments

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

# ebola - Monday 13 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 13th 2014, 10:57 PM 17,006 Views 50 Comments

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

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients
# Strike
# Strike

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients

Oct 13th 2014, 10:21 PM 6,389 Views 7 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

AC Milan 'categorically deny' reports that Michael Essien has Ebola
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

AC Milan 'categorically deny' reports that Michael Essien has Ebola

Oct 13th 2014, 10:08 AM 5,755 Views 3 Comments

“I’m well & will be training as usual tomorrow,” Essien said last night.

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?

Oct 13th 2014, 9:20 AM 18,870 Views 155 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confidence in Ireland’s plans.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Oct 13th 2014, 8:59 AM 10,830 Views 6 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

# ebola - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Oct 12th 2014, 8:45 PM 22,983 Views 9 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Ebola patient in the US, water charges and the remote control for the Sean O’Casey Bridge that went missing…

'Breach of protocol' blamed for Ebola infection of Texas healthcare worker
# Dallas
# Dallas

'Breach of protocol' blamed for Ebola infection of Texas healthcare worker

Oct 12th 2014, 8:40 PM 44,318 Views 112 Comments

The health worker was in the lower pool of those at risk and was wearing a protective gown, gloves and a mask.

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola
# Health Screening
# Health Screening

JFK airport has started screening passengers for Ebola

Oct 12th 2014, 7:23 AM 7,487 Views 8 Comments

The New York airport is the first of five American airports to start the screening.

# ebola - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Wetherspoon's, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Wetherspoon's, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Oct 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,275 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns
# Suspect Cases
# Suspect Cases

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns

Oct 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 11,451 Views 21 Comments

This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.

Britain is holding a very real practice for an Ebola outbreak
# This Is A Drill
# This Is A Drill

Britain is holding a very real practice for an Ebola outbreak

Oct 11th 2014, 1:40 PM 9,335 Views 37 Comments

It features actors, a fake COBRA meeting and a Navy gunship.

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:50 AM 7,451 Views 18 Comments

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

# ebola - Friday 10 October, 2014

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan
# Prep
# Prep

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan

Oct 10th 2014, 7:24 PM 15,289 Views 60 Comments

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.