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# ecdc - This year 2022

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency
# ECDC
# ECDC

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency

May 26th 2022, 8:35 AM 11,086 Views 14 Comments

Monkeypox symptoms usually clear up after two to four weeks, and it is not usually fatal.

Face masks no longer mandatory on EU flights from next week
# Face Masks
# Face Masks

Face masks no longer mandatory on EU flights from next week

May 11th 2022, 10:38 AM 28,798 Views 32 Comments

The new recommendations are set to come into effect from 16 May.

# ecdc - Last year 2021

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates
# Averted Deaths
# Averted Deaths

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 15,106 Views 48 Comments

New research by the ECDC and the WHO says that nearly 500,000 people across Europe are alive thanks to Covid vaccines.

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge
# ECDC
# ECDC

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:14 PM 50,853 Views 55 Comments

The variant will account for 90% of cases in the European Union by the end of August, the agency predicts.

Younger with no underlying vulnerabilities may have second Pfizer dose delayed - Varadkar
# Spacing Doses
# Spacing Doses

Younger with no underlying vulnerabilities may have second Pfizer dose delayed - Varadkar

Apr 15th 2021, 11:23 AM 31,732 Views 64 Comments

Varadkar said the issue of spacing out the Pfizer doses is under consideration, but no decision has been taken yet.

Head of EU's disease control agency says 'we should be prepared that Covid-19 will remain with us'
# Long Term
# Long Term

Head of EU's disease control agency says 'we should be prepared that Covid-19 will remain with us'

Feb 13th 2021, 9:30 AM 38,680 Views 105 Comments

Andrea Ammon urged European countries in particular not to drop their guard against a virus that “seems very well adapted to humans”.

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures

Feb 1st 2021, 8:23 PM 32,141 Views 9 Comments

The ECDC’s vaccine tracker said Ireland had more than twice its actual number of doses administered.

European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials
# ECDC
# ECDC

European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials

Jan 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 21,787 Views 12 Comments

The ECDC said elements of its advice around international travel “need to be modified”.

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency
# International Travel
# International Travel

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 46,769 Views 53 Comments

The Department wrote to the European Centre for Disease Control & Prevention one day before the UK revealed a new variant of Covid-19.

# ecdc - All time

ECDC says there is a lack of evidence on how bad new virus strain is
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ECDC says there is a lack of evidence on how bad new virus strain is

Dec 21st 2020, 8:18 AM 25,284 Views 16 Comments

The new coronavirus strain is estimated to be 70% more transmissible than previous strains.

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
# ECDC
# ECDC

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,550 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend

Dec 5th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,518 Views 28 Comments

It is the first weekend since Ireland returned to Level 3 restrictions.

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
# International Travel
# International Travel

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 19th 2020, 2:43 PM 143,874 Views 45 Comments

Travellers arriving from orange regions do not have to restrict their movements if they have a negative Covid-19 test taken three days before their arrival.

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
# Latest Data
# Latest Data

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,843 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 101,788 Views 96 Comments

Ireland is the only country in the whole of Europe where pubs remain closed.

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports
# Green List
# Green List

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:04 PM 83,057 Views 74 Comments

Malta and Cyprus are among the countries that may be removed from Ireland’s green list this week.

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:55 AM 93,517 Views 101 Comments

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

'We've shown this can be controlled': Health officials say second wave not 'inevitable'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We've shown this can be controlled': Health officials say second wave not 'inevitable'

May 20th 2020, 9:18 PM 34,770 Views 59 Comments

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control chief suggested that a second wave was highly likely.

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50
# Europe
# Europe

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50

Sep 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,136 Views 23 Comments

In 2015, around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are among people aged over 50.

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom
# Careful Now
From The42
# Careful Now

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom

Jun 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 30,842 Views 24 Comments

Perhaps not all at the same time, though. Health authorities have issued advice for those travelling to Brazil.