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# outbreak - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread
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# Outbreak

Over 1,200 flights in and out of Beijing cancelled as it aims to halt Covid-19 spread

Jun 17th 2020, 9:11 AM 16,986 Views 20 Comments

The Chinese capital has enacted a number of measures to limit travel in and out of the city.

# outbreak - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Number of people infected by confirmed case of Covid-19 in Ireland down from four to around one
# Transmission
# Transmission

Number of people infected by confirmed case of Covid-19 in Ireland down from four to around one

Apr 9th 2020, 9:03 PM 87,192 Views 99 Comments

Professor Philip Nolan said the modelling advisory group can see the “profound effect” the measures are having on transmission.

# outbreak - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country
# HPSC
# HPSC

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 2:15 PM 57,066 Views 99 Comments

Figures correct as of midnight on Wednesday were released this morning by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

# outbreak - Friday 3 April, 2020

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes
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New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Apr 3rd 2020, 12:29 PM 29,266 Views 20 Comments

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

# outbreak - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19
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Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19

Mar 17th 2020, 10:24 PM 5,478 Views 0 Comments

He confirmed to The Athletic website he had tested positive for the virus.

# outbreak - Monday 16 March, 2020

The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend
# The Show Must Go On
From The42
# The Show Must Go On

The Irishman who played under controversial circumstances at the weekend

Mar 16th 2020, 7:02 PM 14,677 Views 0 Comments

Michael Doyle was one of the few Irish footballers competing in England on Saturday.

Limerick and Dublin postpone all club GAA games fixed for April
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From The42
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Limerick and Dublin postpone all club GAA games fixed for April

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 12:37 PM 3,399 Views 4 Comments

Galway became the first county to scrap club fixtures in April last week.

# outbreak - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Twelve new Covid-19 cases confirmed in UK, bringing total to 35

Updated Mar 1st 2020, 2:29 PM 40,890 Views 20 Comments

The UK health secretary said shutting down cities was possible despite a “huge economic and social downside”.

# outbreak - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Trump announces new travel restrictions as first death from Covid-19 confirmed in US
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump announces new travel restrictions as first death from Covid-19 confirmed in US

Feb 29th 2020, 7:39 PM 85,010 Views 33 Comments

Yesterday, the US President denounced criticism of his response to the threat as a “hoax” cooked up by his political enemies.

# outbreak - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Denmark confirms first Covid-19 case as UK total rises to 15
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Denmark confirms first Covid-19 case as UK total rises to 15

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 9:26 AM 35,845 Views 31 Comments

The man is relatively well and has returned to his home, where he remains in isolation, health officials said.

# outbreak - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel
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Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel

Updated Feb 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 57,665 Views 18 Comments

The second virus-related death in France was confirmed this morning.

Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'
# Red Zones
# Red Zones

Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'

Feb 26th 2020, 4:41 PM 29,213 Views 10 Comments

There has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases in Italy

Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks

Feb 26th 2020, 12:06 PM 108,510 Views 70 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris stresses this does not mean a significant number of positive cases.

# outbreak - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Iran's deputy health minister has been diagnosed with the coronavirus
# Iraj Harirchi
# Iraj Harirchi

Iran's deputy health minister has been diagnosed with the coronavirus

Feb 25th 2020, 12:06 PM 40,835 Views 18 Comments

Clusters of the illness have been reported across Iran.

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?

Feb 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 62,640 Views 52 Comments

The State has a “mitigation” strategy ready to roll out if the “containment” strategy fails.

# outbreak - Monday 24 February, 2020

Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy
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From The42
# Safety Measures

Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy

Feb 24th 2020, 1:14 PM 3,870 Views 1 Comment

This weekend’s fixture between Zebre and Ospreys is also off.

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'
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# Outbreak

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 9:47 AM 40,207 Views 48 Comments

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

# outbreak - Friday 14 February, 2020

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,909 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# outbreak - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

First case of coronavirus detected in London
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# Outbreak

First case of coronavirus detected in London

Feb 12th 2020, 7:14 PM 55,334 Views 59 Comments

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

Feb 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 11,968 Views 40 Comments

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'
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# Outbreak

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'

Feb 11th 2020, 3:32 PM 23,153 Views 35 Comments

The WHO said the name was chosen so as not to refer to a place, animal or group of people.

# outbreak - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England

Feb 6th 2020, 1:32 PM 16,499 Views 26 Comments

More than 28,000 people are now known to be infected worldwide in the outbreak.

# outbreak - Monday 3 February, 2020

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS
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# Outbreak

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:01 AM 169,582 Views 100 Comments

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

# outbreak - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO
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Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 46,488 Views 69 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

Jan 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 38,982 Views 59 Comments

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

# outbreak - Friday 24 January, 2020

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

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

Updated Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 17,079 Views 28 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Jan 23rd 2020, 3:07 PM 26,469 Views 40 Comments

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:45 PM 13,596 Views 11 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

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

Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 PM 17,081 Views 21 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jan 21st 2020, 7:15 AM 14,790 Views 24 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jan 19th 2020, 8:02 AM 12,041 Views 16 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jan 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 14,141 Views 15 Comments

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
# Crisis
# Crisis

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

Dec 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,793 Views 74 Comments

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
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New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases

Sep 5th 2019, 8:22 AM 8,843 Views 42 Comments

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
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

Apr 27th 2019, 2:00 PM 15,766 Views 63 Comments

Donald Trump has urged everyone to get vaccinated.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

US measles cases hit 25 year high
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# Outbreak

US measles cases hit 25 year high

Apr 24th 2019, 10:30 PM 9,292 Views 12 Comments

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
# Vaccination Order
# Vaccination Order

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

Apr 9th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,708 Views 69 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre

Apr 4th 2019, 9:24 PM 31,619 Views 40 Comments

There have been 10 cases since the start of February.

# outbreak - Monday 4 March, 2019

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

Mar 4th 2019, 5:56 PM 36,236 Views 64 Comments

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
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

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

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,511 Views 15 Comments

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