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# spread - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'Misleading' data on outdoors transmission does not reflect all cases associated with outside activities
# Spread
# Spread

'Misleading' data on outdoors transmission does not reflect all cases associated with outside activities

Apr 6th 2021, 2:52 PM 32,340 Views 46 Comments

Behaviours linked to outdoor activities, such as travelling to a match, are not included in figures that have been released, the HSE’s chief clinical officer has said

# spread - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Teachers to seek 'assurances' on safety of schools before any return to classrooms
# Spread
# Spread

Teachers to seek 'assurances' on safety of schools before any return to classrooms

Jan 24th 2021, 3:58 PM 53,667 Views 221 Comments

A teachers’ union wants safety measures in schools to be reviewed in the context of the new, more transmissible strains.

# spread - Monday 22 June, 2020

Five Red Star players positive for Covid-19 after Belgrade derby in front of 16,000 fans
# Spread
From The42
# Spread

Five Red Star players positive for Covid-19 after Belgrade derby in front of 16,000 fans

Jun 22nd 2020, 12:24 PM 5,136 Views 2 Comments

Neighbouring Montenegro is blaming a rise in cases on the return of fans from matches in Serbia.

# spread - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Dr Tony Holohan: 'We have effectively extinguished the virus from the community'

May 19th 2020, 3:40 PM 191,008 Views 108 Comments

Community transmission is ‘very, very low’ says the chief medical officer.

# spread - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Schools in Wicklow and Dublin taking precautions after return of students from Italy ski trips
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Schools in Wicklow and Dublin taking precautions after return of students from Italy ski trips

Feb 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 133,196 Views 50 Comments

Schools are being constantly updated by the HSE regarding the outbreak.

# spread - 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 38,966 Views 59 Comments

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

# spread - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

This new Twix chocolate spread looks absolutely delicious
# Gimme
From The Daily Edge
# Gimme

This new Twix chocolate spread looks absolutely delicious

Mar 16th 2016, 12:08 PM 6,424 Views 6 Comments

Our toast will never be the same.

# spread - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Tesco is actually selling jars of Custard Cream spread
# Spread The News
From The Daily Edge
# Spread The News

Tesco is actually selling jars of Custard Cream spread

Oct 30th 2014, 9:05 PM 5,844 Views 6 Comments

Custard Cream filling. To spread on toast.

# spread - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission

Oct 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,511 Views 27 Comments

Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.

# spread - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,386 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# spread - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next
# Spread
# Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Oct 15th 2014, 8:15 AM 26,434 Views 48 Comments

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

# spread - Friday 10 October, 2014

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked
# Stop The Spread
# Stop The Spread

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Oct 10th 2014, 4:59 PM 9,595 Views 41 Comments

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# spread - Friday 3 October, 2014

NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola
# Liberia
# Liberia

NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:26 AM 10,687 Views 34 Comments

The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.

# spread - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 7:52 AM 181,793 Views 405 Comments

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

# spread - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

Aug 9th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,669 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# spread - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit
# Virus
# Virus

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Aug 2nd 2014, 6:44 PM 20,246 Views 47 Comments

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

# spread - Monday 23 June, 2014

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"
# West Africa
# West Africa

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:28 PM 36,238 Views 81 Comments

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.

# spread - Thursday 22 May, 2014

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

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

May 22nd 2014, 8:18 AM 8,888 Views 6 Comments

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

# spread - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village
# Aids
# Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

Apr 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,185 Views 25 Comments

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# spread - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong
# H7N9
# H7N9

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong

Feb 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,652 Views 11 Comments

A 65-year-old man was hospitalised after developing a fever and a cough.

# spread - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Experts warn that the polio outbreak in Syria may threaten Europe
# Infectious Disease
# Infectious Disease

Experts warn that the polio outbreak in Syria may threaten Europe

Nov 9th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,348 Views 25 Comments

Two experts have warned that areas such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Austria, where vaccination coverage is low, could be most at risk.

# spread - Friday 9 August, 2013

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels
# Virus
# Virus

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels

Aug 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,103 Views 14 Comments

New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.

# spread - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?

Jun 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 58 Views 22 Comments

Could the demonstrations in South America’s largest country spread across the continent just like with the Arab Spring, asks Fergal Browne – who says Argentina and Brazil are not all that different.

# spread - Monday 13 May, 2013

Deadly new virus sparks call for 'urgent actions' to prevent spread
# Virus
# Virus

Deadly new virus sparks call for 'urgent actions' to prevent spread

May 13th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,824 Views 19 Comments

There have been 33 confirmed cases of human infection since September last year, including 18 deaths.

# spread - Monday 24 September, 2012

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?

Sep 24th 2012, 12:00 PM 17,192 Views 50 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# spread - Monday 5 March, 2012

The burning question*: When do you butter your toast?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: When do you butter your toast?

Mar 5th 2012, 11:45 AM 7,313 Views 50 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)