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# outbreak - Friday 8 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 8th 2019, 10:50 AM 2,264 Views 2 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

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

Jan 31st 2019, 5:38 PM 8,082 Views 2 Comments

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
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

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

Dec 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 20,046 Views 127 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

Oct 9th 2018, 2:38 PM 11,386 Views 16 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:38 AM 18,500 Views 50 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

Measles cases reach record high across Europe

Aug 20th 2018, 4:34 PM 16,632 Views 40 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

May 17th 2018, 8:48 AM 6,101 Views 10 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Apr 11th 2018, 10:45 PM 25,997 Views 77 Comments

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Apr 5th 2018, 3:43 PM 41,338 Views 52 Comments

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
# Vaccinations
# Vaccinations

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

Mar 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 12,820 Views 36 Comments

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
# Navan
# Navan

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

Mar 10th 2018, 8:41 AM 43,836 Views 14 Comments

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
# MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

Feb 13th 2018, 12:14 PM 14,611 Views 76 Comments

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'
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Jan 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 69,508 Views 64 Comments

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
# Social Cleansing
# Social Cleansing

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

Jan 5th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,064 Views 9 Comments

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
# Public Health
# Public Health

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

Nov 15th 2017, 10:17 AM 28,266 Views 31 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath

Oct 27th 2017, 6:54 PM 55,005 Views 77 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Oct 20th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,504 Views 73 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Oct 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,463 Views 10 Comments

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
# Food Poisoning
# Food Poisoning

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

May 30th 2017, 8:47 AM 34,712 Views 22 Comments

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
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# Outbreak

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

May 29th 2017, 6:26 PM 134,033 Views 8 Comments

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak
# Dublin
# Dublin

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

May 24th 2017, 1:27 PM 62,308 Views 31 Comments

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
# Rio 2016
# Rio 2016

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

May 12th 2017, 7:34 AM 7,502 Views 18 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Mar 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 23,160 Views 66 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford

Dec 30th 2016, 5:55 PM 10,969 Views 17 Comments

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
# Gonorrhea
# Gonorrhea

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

Dec 14th 2016, 5:08 PM 22,599 Views 55 Comments

There have been 14 cases in UL.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection
# Dublin
# Dublin

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

Oct 11th 2016, 4:14 PM 9,483 Views 4 Comments

The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.

# outbreak - Monday 5 September, 2016

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

Sep 5th 2016, 6:51 PM 19,469 Views 3 Comments

The strain also made 20 people ill.

# outbreak - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork

Aug 16th 2016, 2:31 PM 22,067 Views 48 Comments

There have now been 38 cases of measles confirmed in recent months.

# outbreak - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru
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# Outbreak

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

Jul 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,502 Views 10 Comments

102 people have been infected with the virus in Peru – including 34 pregnant women.

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak
# Control Teams
# Control Teams

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak

Jun 21st 2016, 5:31 PM 21,167 Views 28 Comments

30 cases of measles are being investigated around the country.

# outbreak - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country
# It's Spreading
# It's Spreading

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country

Jun 1st 2016, 10:30 PM 30,382 Views 93 Comments

The cases of the illness are being seen in several different areas of the country.

# outbreak - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer

May 18th 2016, 10:12 PM 26,787 Views 41 Comments

WHO said there was a “low to moderate” risk of an outbreak in Europe during late spring and summer.

# outbreak - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over
# Virus
# Virus

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Dec 29th 2015, 10:46 AM 5,044 Views 5 Comments

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

# outbreak - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?
# Deadly Virus
# Deadly Virus

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?

Jun 13th 2015, 5:54 PM 11,835 Views 0 Comments

It’s the largest outbreak of the deadly virus outside Saudi Arabia.

# outbreak - Monday 1 June, 2015

The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak
# Zombies
# Zombies

The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak

Jun 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 17,061 Views 34 Comments

It involves gallons of water and spare sheets.

# outbreak - Friday 22 May, 2015

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone
# Home Safe
# Home Safe

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

May 22nd 2015, 3:40 PM 11,385 Views 11 Comments

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

# outbreak - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

May 6th 2015, 9:46 AM 32,296 Views 60 Comments

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

# outbreak - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
# Don't Go There
# Don't Go There

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:15 PM 20,093 Views 9 Comments

Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.

# outbreak - Friday 28 November, 2014

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO
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# Outbreak

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Nov 28th 2014, 6:58 PM 9,898 Views 16 Comments

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.