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# ebola - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your long weekend.

Ebola outbreak is "moving faster than our efforts to control it"

The World Health Organisation says consequences could be “catastrophic” if the disease continues to spread.

# ebola - Friday 1 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan

The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.

# ebola - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Quarantines declared in Nigeria over spread of deadly Ebola virus

People who had primary contact with Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer have been put under quarantine and medical surveillance.

Sierra Leone declares "Stay At Home Day" in bid to curb ebola

An American doctor who contracted the disease is said to have made a slight recovery.

# ebola - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

# ebola - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

# ebola - Saturday 26 July, 2014

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history

Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.

# ebola - Friday 25 July, 2014

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# ebola - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# ebola - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

# ebola - Monday 23 June, 2014

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.

# ebola - Friday 11 April, 2014

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

# ebola - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.

# ebola - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# ebola - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# ebola - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

The Garda Commissioner resigned unexpectedly, an inquiry into taped garda phonecalls was ordered… and the Dáil paid tribute, following the death of Nicky McFadden TD.

# ebola - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

# ebola - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New book documents the rise in pandemic diseases and wonders what's next

The book ‘Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic’ tracks previous pandemics and attempts to determine what the next one will be.

# ebola - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Deadly Ebola outbreak 'under control' in Uganda, says MSF

Medical teams are hopeful that the threat has subsided as there have been no confirmed Ebola deaths in the past 12 days.

# ebola - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Uganda: "Lots of people don't really understand what Ebola is"

What is it like to be on the frontline of fighting the Ugandan Ebola outbreak? A Médecins Sans Frontières emergency coordinator explains.

# ebola - Monday 30 July, 2012

14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009

Nine of the fourteen deaths occurred in a single household in Uganda.

# ebola - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

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