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# outbreak - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
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# Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 7:52 AM 181,805 Views 405 Comments

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think
# Underestimated
# Underestimated

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think

Aug 15th 2014, 7:26 AM 20,952 Views 26 Comments

The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.

# outbreak - Thursday 14 August, 2014

WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane
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# Outbreak

WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane

Aug 14th 2014, 5:57 PM 15,024 Views 25 Comments

The number of people who have died has now hit 1,069.

# outbreak - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000
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# Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

Aug 12th 2014, 10:33 AM 13,705 Views 31 Comments

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# outbreak - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
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# Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

Aug 11th 2014, 7:40 AM 7,851 Views 17 Comments

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# outbreak - Saturday 9 August, 2014

How would Ireland fare in the event of a global pandemic?
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# Outbreak

How would Ireland fare in the event of a global pandemic?

Aug 9th 2014, 10:15 AM 22,584 Views 45 Comments

Not too bad, actually.

# outbreak - Friday 8 August, 2014

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better
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# Outbreak

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better

Aug 8th 2014, 10:21 PM 14,340 Views 37 Comments

“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak
# Virus
# Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

Aug 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,826 Views 17 Comments

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

# outbreak - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

"He's in good spirits" - New York hospital waits for test results on possible Ebola victim
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# Outbreak

"He's in good spirits" - New York hospital waits for test results on possible Ebola victim

Aug 5th 2014, 9:49 PM 13,696 Views 14 Comments

Almost 900 people have died across west Africa in the deadliest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded.

# outbreak - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
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# Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Aug 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 10,920 Views 38 Comments

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# outbreak - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ebola outbreak is "moving faster than our efforts to control it"
# Africa
# Africa

Ebola outbreak is "moving faster than our efforts to control it"

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:18 AM 15,829 Views 66 Comments

The World Health Organisation says consequences could be “catastrophic” if the disease continues to spread.

# outbreak - Friday 1 August, 2014

World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan
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# Outbreak

World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan

Aug 1st 2014, 8:24 AM 5,023 Views 21 Comments

The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.

# outbreak - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Sierra Leone declares "Stay At Home Day" in bid to curb ebola
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# Outbreak

Sierra Leone declares "Stay At Home Day" in bid to curb ebola

Jul 31st 2014, 12:05 PM 5,971 Views 20 Comments

An American doctor who contracted the disease is said to have made a slight recovery.

# outbreak - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread
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# Outbreak

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

Jul 30th 2014, 10:40 AM 16,500 Views 38 Comments

The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

Jul 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 18,854 Views 35 Comments

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

# outbreak - Sunday 27 July, 2014

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Jul 27th 2014, 1:06 PM 23,754 Views 93 Comments

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

# outbreak - Friday 25 July, 2014

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria
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# Outbreak

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

Jul 25th 2014, 7:59 PM 12,727 Views 60 Comments

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# outbreak - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history
# West Africa
# West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

Jul 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,369 Views 14 Comments

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# outbreak - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...
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# Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...

May 22nd 2014, 8:18 AM 8,898 Views 6 Comments

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

# outbreak - Friday 11 April, 2014

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak
# Liberia
# Liberia

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

Apr 11th 2014, 9:58 PM 10,829 Views 5 Comments

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

# outbreak - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre
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# Outbreak

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

Apr 5th 2014, 1:41 PM 15,997 Views 27 Comments

The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.

# outbreak - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak
# Infected
# Infected

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,537 Views 18 Comments

Two cases have been confirmed at NUI Galway in the first cases in the country so far this year.

# outbreak - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Apr 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 11,965 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# outbreak - Thursday 27 March, 2014

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads

Mar 27th 2014, 9:44 PM 14,644 Views 12 Comments

An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.

# outbreak - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors
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# Outbreak

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

Mar 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,708 Views 13 Comments

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# outbreak - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers
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# Outbreak

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

Mar 25th 2014, 5:14 PM 9,873 Views 25 Comments

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

# outbreak - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,625 Views 6 Comments

Between 2002 and 2011, researchers identified a 44-fold increase in the prevalence of PVL-positive MRSA.

# outbreak - Friday 21 February, 2014

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital
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# Outbreak

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 7,835 Views 0 Comments

An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.

# outbreak - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
# Health
# Health

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

Feb 16th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,916 Views 11 Comments

Those suffering from flu-like symptoms should not go to the hospital.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus
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# Outbreak

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Jan 28th 2014, 10:22 AM 20,362 Views 23 Comments

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

# outbreak - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

Jan 7th 2014, 3:03 PM 10,602 Views 30 Comments

The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

# outbreak - Friday 8 November, 2013

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals
# Winter Vomiting Bug
# Winter Vomiting Bug

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals

Nov 8th 2013, 6:19 PM 9,501 Views 14 Comments

The restrictions have been put in place at Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Raheny to contain an outbreak of the Nonovirus.

# outbreak - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
# Sars
# Sars

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Oct 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 9,409 Views 18 Comments

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# outbreak - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow
# Sick Trees
# Sick Trees

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

Oct 29th 2013, 7:57 PM 11,496 Views 11 Comments

The infected site is in Co Tipperary. To date, there have been 101 confirmed findings of the disease.

# outbreak - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported
# Syria
# Syria

UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:51 AM 3,889 Views 14 Comments

A cluster of potential cases came to light in recent weeks. It comes as efforts continue to stage a peace conference aimed at resolving the ongoing conflict.

# outbreak - Friday 23 August, 2013

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:45 AM 6,758 Views 25 Comments

With children going back to school in the coming weeks, pharmacists are warning about the dangers of head lice.

# outbreak - Thursday 16 May, 2013

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak
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# Outbreak

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak

May 16th 2013, 8:21 AM 5,238 Views 21 Comments

The outbreak means that consumers must boil domestic water before using it to prevent illness.

# outbreak - Friday 4 January, 2013

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug
# Vomiting Bug
# Vomiting Bug

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Jan 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 4,550 Views 4 Comments

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

# outbreak - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year
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# Outbreak

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year

Dec 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,086 Views 18 Comments

The HSE says that the second successive year of doubling cases is “of concern” – and 80 per cent of hospitalised cases were babies aged between newborn and 5 months old.

# outbreak - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital
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# Outbreak

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:00 PM 10,071 Views 14 Comments

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.