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# ecoli - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days
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# Careful Now

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,432 Views 11 Comments

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

# ecoli - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'Invincible' bacteria will make common diseases untreatable
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# Worrying

'Invincible' bacteria will make common diseases untreatable

Nov 19th 2015, 7:55 AM 19,552 Views 43 Comments

Scientists say when the gene becomes global it will mean doctors will not be able to treat common diseases like pneumonia.

# ecoli - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine
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# Ecoli

Don't go swimming at Bettystown Beach - the water's not fine

Jun 19th 2014, 2:18 PM 29,310 Views 19 Comments

A new water sample was taken yesterday and results are due tomorrow but until then, people are advised to stay out of the water.

# ecoli - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results
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# Cork Beaches

Cork beaches remain closed as technical difficulty delays E.coli test results

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:22 AM 3,177 Views 6 Comments

Water quality concerns sparked seven beach closures in Co Cork last week.

# ecoli - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

# ecoli - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority
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# Ecoli

Don't eat raw bean sprouts: a warning from the Food Safety Authority

Jun 25th 2011, 8:10 PM 987 Views 7 Comments

Irish authorities say there is a concern that contaminated seeds are on the market, and have issued a warning against eating sprouted seeds.

# ecoli - Sunday 19 June, 2011

German officials confirm human transfer of E.coli infection
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# E-coli

German officials confirm human transfer of E.coli infection

Jun 19th 2011, 1:16 PM 730 Views 1 Comment

A woman working near Frankfurt passed the infection on to about 20 people she prepared food for.

# ecoli - Monday 13 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jun 13th 2011, 7:58 PM 2,167 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

German shortcomings in focus as E. coli outbreak wanes
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# Germany

German shortcomings in focus as E. coli outbreak wanes

Jun 13th 2011, 6:34 PM 411 Views 2 Comments

Now that the deadly E. coli outbreak ravaging Germany seems to have waned, questions are being asked about the response to the crisis that killed 36 people and left thousands of others seriously ill.

# ecoli - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Less dangerous E. coli strain found in Dutch beet sprouts

Jun 9th 2011, 2:36 PM 301 Views 2 Comments

Authorities in the Netherlands have recalled red beet sprouts as a precautionary measure after discovering a strain of E.coli present in the vegetables. The strain is apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis.

# ecoli - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

EU Commission proposes €150m fund for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak
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# E-coli

EU Commission proposes €150m fund for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak

Jun 7th 2011, 2:25 PM 290 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, WHO expert says time is running out for investigators to determine the original source of the deadly outbreak.

# ecoli - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:59 PM 639 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 3rd 2011, 7:16 PM 719 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures…

# ecoli - Thursday 2 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 2nd 2011, 7:44 PM 896 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO
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# Ecoli

Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO

Jun 2nd 2011, 1:15 PM 724 Views 0 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said preliminary tests suggest the wave of E.coli infection affecting Europeans has been caused by a new, mutant form of two different E. coli bacteria.

E.coli outbreak 'could last months'
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# Ecoli

E.coli outbreak 'could last months'

Jun 2nd 2011, 9:38 AM 343 Views 1 Comment

The head of Germany’s public health body has admitted that that “we may never know” the true source of the contamination, which has now claimed 17 lives.

# ecoli - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 1st 2011, 7:45 PM 678 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Blatter’s back; Kenny says no plan yet on how much new property and water charges will cost; and a quiz inspired by WikiLeaks and the last Irish cabinet.

Spain considers action against Germany over cucumber scare
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# Spain

Spain considers action against Germany over cucumber scare

Jun 1st 2011, 12:09 PM 694 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish agriculture sector has been plunged into turmoil, with €200 million being lost each week and thousands of workers laid off in a country already suffering the highest unemployment rate in the EU.

Spanish cucumbers not responsible for E.coli outbreak
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# Ecoli

Spanish cucumbers not responsible for E.coli outbreak

Jun 1st 2011, 8:13 AM 593 Views 0 Comments

Germany has conceded that Spanish produce is not responsible for a deadly E.coli outbreak that has claimed 16 lives in Europe – but the true source of the contamination remains unknown.

# ecoli - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14
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# Ecoli

Death toll from E.coli outbreak rises to 14

May 31st 2011, 8:07 AM 366 Views 0 Comments

European authorities have warned that the situation is likely to worsen, with 14 people dead in Germany and suspected cases of E.coli infection reported in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK.

# ecoli - Monday 30 May, 2011

Drug company provides world's most expensive medicine free of charge to German E.coli victims
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# Germany

Drug company provides world's most expensive medicine free of charge to German E.coli victims

May 30th 2011, 3:10 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

Doctors in Germany have found a way to treat some of the most severe cases of the E.coli outbreak. The company that makes the drug is waiving the massive fee for a chance to test it out.