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Poll: Have you changed how you wash your hands?
One of the best ways to protect yourself and others is to regularly wash your hands with soap and water.
Covid-19: An employment law specialist explains issues around sick leave and working remotely
It’s a murky area of Irish law when it comes to the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in the Republic of Ireland
Health officials have confirmed the first case.
Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities
A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.
'This is not a Chinese disease': Concerns derogatory language may stop coronavirus sufferers coming forward
There are currently no confirmed cases in Ireland.
Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England
The two patients are members of the same family.
Deadly new virus sparks call for 'urgent actions' to prevent spread
There have been 33 confirmed cases of human infection since September last year, including 18 deaths.
SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia
The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).