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# Coronavirus
Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.
# Outbreak
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
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# crisis
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
New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases
Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.
# quarantine
Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities
Donald Trump has urged everyone to get vaccinated.
# Outbreak
US measles cases hit 25 year high
Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.
# vaccination order
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
Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre
There have been 10 cases since the start of February.
# Vaccine
Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin
There have been five cases since the start of February.
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
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
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.
# Vaccine
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
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
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
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
Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads
The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.
# Outbreak
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
Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country
Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.
# Vaccinations
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.
# Navan
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.
11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin
The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.
# Outbreak
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.
# social cleansing
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.
# Public Health
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.
# Health
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
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
New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak
At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.
# Food Poisoning
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
More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak
Five people have been admitted to hospital.
# Dublin
Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak
An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.
# Rio 2016
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.
# warning
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
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.
# Gonorrhea
University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
There have been 14 cases in UL.
# Dublin
Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection
The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.