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# Infectious

Last year
Uptick in mumps in recent weeks as HSE advises MMR vaccine for anyone without two doses
Of 46 cases this year so far, nearly one-third were notified in July.
All time
Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda as outbreak crosses the border
The fatalities have prompted World Health Organization officials to prepare an emergency meeting.
Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open
Three horses from the same yard are confirmed to have the virus.
Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway
This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.
New webseries starring the Tallafornia cast has to be seen to be believed
It’s called Infectious.
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.
Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America
Health officials have stressed that the risk to the population is extremely low.
Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.