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# outbreak - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

# outbreak - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread

Residents of Wuhan have been told not to leave the city without a special reason

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

# outbreak - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

# outbreak - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 September, 2019

New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases

Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.

# outbreak - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

Donald Trump has urged everyone to get vaccinated.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

US measles cases hit 25 year high

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

# outbreak - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all residents to be vaccinated.

# outbreak - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre

There have been 10 cases since the start of February.

# outbreak - Monday 4 March, 2019

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

There have been five cases since the start of February.

# outbreak - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

# outbreak - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists Outbreak

Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists

British Racing boss Nick Rust is confident of avoiding a long-term shutdown.

# outbreak - Thursday 31 January, 2019

HSE reports 25 deaths in flu season but says it appears to have hit its peak

There have been more than 1,000 hospital admissions during this flu season.

# outbreak - Sunday 30 December, 2018

The number of reported measles cases in Ireland more than trebled this year

Seven in 10 of the confirmed cases involved people who were not vaccinated.

# outbreak - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

People aged 15 to 29 years old have been affected by the outbreak, the HSE has said.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks

Transmission has occurred in a number of hospitals and in households with “poor vaccine uptake”, the HSE said.

# outbreak - Monday 20 August, 2018

Measles cases reach record high across Europe

Over 41,000 children and adults in Europe have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

# outbreak - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.

# outbreak - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.

# outbreak - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s

There have been a number of mumps outbreaks among adults in the US recently, including on college campuses.

# outbreak - Saturday 10 March, 2018

School principal speaks of 'terrible tragedy' after young girl dies from suspected meningitis

A second child was also said to be in a critical condition.

# outbreak - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

# outbreak - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Scientist warn of global pandemics: 'We know that it is coming, but we have no way of stopping it'

At Davos, the World Health Organisation spoke about disease as a threat to humanity.

# outbreak - Friday 5 January, 2018

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study

A new study has concluded that people who are central in their digital networks are also central in their real-life human networks.

# outbreak - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads

Symptoms can present as red eyes, a runny nose, a high temperature and a rash.

# outbreak - Friday 27 October, 2017

Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath

There are now 7 confirmed cases of measles affecting Dublin and Meath, with most of these cases in Dublin City.

# outbreak - Friday 20 October, 2017

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

# outbreak - Saturday 14 October, 2017

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

# outbreak - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak

At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.

# outbreak - Monday 29 May, 2017

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.

# outbreak - Friday 12 May, 2017

After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency

In January to April this year, there had been 7,911 Zika cases, down 95% on the same period in 2016.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Ukraine are the most affected.

# outbreak - Friday 30 December, 2016

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford

The H5N8 virus is highly pathogenic, and has been found across the UK and Europe in recent times.

# outbreak - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus

There have been 14 cases in UL.

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