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# outbreak - Today’s News

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated 8 minutes ago 1,000 Views 0 Comments

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

Filippo Ganna wins opening stage of Giro d'Italia on mixed day for Irish riders
# In The Pink
From The42
# In The Pink

Filippo Ganna wins opening stage of Giro d'Italia on mixed day for Irish riders

10 minutes ago 161 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin both took part in the 8.6km time-trial through Turin.

Wayne Rooney reveals breakfast chat helped feed Derby’s desire to stay up
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Wayne Rooney reveals breakfast chat helped feed Derby’s desire to stay up

12 minutes ago 454 Views 1 Comment

The Rams earned a draw against Sheffield Wednesday which secured their status in the Sky Bet Championship and sent the Owls down to League One.

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactFind: Information on suspected reactions to Covid-19 vaccines isn't being hidden - here's how can you find it

24 minutes ago 2,786 Views 0 Comments

A recent article in the Westmeath Topic, which was reshared by other users on social media, suggested that this information is being hidden.

Barcelona and Atletico stalemate hands La Liga advantage to Real Madrid
# TIGHT AT THE TOP
From The42
# TIGHT AT THE TOP

Barcelona and Atletico stalemate hands La Liga advantage to Real Madrid

45 minutes ago 1,224 Views 0 Comments

Atletico missed the opportunity to strengthen their position at the top of the table.

Joy for Wes Hoolahan as Cambridge promoted
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Joy for Wes Hoolahan as Cambridge promoted

53 minutes ago 1,811 Views 2 Comments

It was a good day too for fellow Irish players Eoin Doyle and Sean Long.

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

New daily vaccine record set as EU signs contract for additional 1.8 billion Pfizer vaccines

Updated 1 hour ago 23,900 Views 33 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly also announced that two more countries have been added to the hotel quarantine list

Crystal Palace rubber-stamp Premier League status with win at Sheffield United
# Eagles
From The42
# Eagles

Crystal Palace rubber-stamp Premier League status with win at Sheffield United

1 hour ago 730 Views 0 Comments

The Eagles were all but safe before arriving in Sheffield but this victory made absolutely sure.

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to kick-off league with victory
# Winning Start
From The42
# Winning Start

Keoghan strikes 1-4 as Kilkenny see off 14-man Dublin to kick-off league with victory

1 hour ago 6,844 Views 6 Comments

Dublin lost centre-back Liam Rushe to a red card in the closing stages.

Have you seen Finian? 18-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday
# Missing Person
# Missing Person

Have you seen Finian? 18-year-old missing from Dublin since yesterday

1 hour ago 11,938 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are urging people with information on Finian’s whereabouts to contact them on 01 666 5400

# 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 46,469 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 16,447 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 34,625 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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

May 29th 2017, 6:26 PM 134,014 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 62,255 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 7,497 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 23,151 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 10,952 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 22,571 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 9,472 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 19,451 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 22,057 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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

Jul 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,479 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 21,158 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 30,372 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 26,782 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 5,026 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 11,832 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 17,036 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 11,356 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 32,288 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 20,080 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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Nov 28th 2014, 6:58 PM 9,887 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.

# outbreak - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola

Nov 27th 2014, 7:51 AM 7,712 Views 20 Comments

But it is still some way from hitting the market.

# outbreak - Monday 24 November, 2014

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak

Nov 24th 2014, 5:39 PM 8,449 Views 17 Comments

A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.

# outbreak - Saturday 22 November, 2014

These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa

Nov 22nd 2014, 4:34 PM 11,920 Views 14 Comments

The centre was built by the UK Government.

# outbreak - Monday 17 November, 2014

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain
# What The Duck
# What The Duck

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain

Nov 17th 2014, 8:09 AM 9,556 Views 13 Comments

However, the risk to the public is said to be “very low”.

# outbreak - Saturday 15 November, 2014

After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free

Nov 15th 2014, 12:20 PM 7,451 Views 29 Comments

The country’s health minister said this does not mean they are completely out of danger.

# outbreak - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient
# Virus
# Virus

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Nov 12th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,432 Views 24 Comments

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia
# Good News
# Good News

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia

Nov 11th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,975 Views 12 Comments

Progress is being made in the battle against the disease in the African nation. Another 250-bed centre is treating around 50 patients.

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced

Nov 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,046 Views 6 Comments

Sources say there is widespread concern about the readiness of frontline staff in the ambulance service.

# outbreak - Monday 10 November, 2014

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon

Nov 10th 2014, 9:38 AM 4,248 Views 5 Comments

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

# outbreak - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

Nov 9th 2014, 8:19 PM 27,903 Views 34 Comments

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

# outbreak - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Oct 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 17,422 Views 40 Comments

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

# outbreak - Friday 24 October, 2014

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
# Doctors Without Borders
# Doctors Without Borders

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Oct 24th 2014, 6:53 AM 15,304 Views 46 Comments

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"
# Serum
# Serum

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:32 AM 16,134 Views 47 Comments

The serum will use the blood of people who recovered from the disease.

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola
# All Clear
# All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Oct 21st 2014, 4:59 PM 11,783 Views 50 Comments

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola'
# Are You Ready?
# Are You Ready?

'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola'

Oct 21st 2014, 7:50 AM 6,238 Views 24 Comments

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

# outbreak - Monday 20 October, 2014

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

Oct 20th 2014, 6:41 PM 10,573 Views 41 Comments

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.