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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# transmission

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Monkeypox outbreak ‘could amplify’ during festival season, says World Health Organization
Evidence suggests the current outbreak could have started in Europe in mid-April.
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'Cut social contacts in half' and antigen testing in schools: Key points from NPHET's briefing
There is “very good data” that the booster shots are working well and quickly, Holohan said
FactCheck: Are vaccinated people as likely to transmit Covid-19 as non-vaccinated people?
Did a study show a vaccinated person is every bit as likely to transmit Covid as an unvaccinated person? We test a claim made in the Dáil by Wexford TD Verona Murphy.
A TD made the claim this week, leading to the Minister for Health criticising the spread of 'anti-vax information'
We spoke to the author of the study referenced by the TD, who said the claim was incorrect
The study's results were complex and it's easy to see how messages became mixed around the findings, writes Brianna Parkins
A 'modest' change in people's behaviour could 'shift the balance' and reduce Covid, says Nolan
Public health officials confirmed 2,180 new cases earlier today.
People in mid-west urged to 'remain outdoors' as Covid-19 rates still 'too high for population to relax'
People in Limerick, Clare and north Tipperary have been advised to “continue exercising caution” due to recent case numbers.
Delta variant cases doubling every 4.5 days in parts of England
Over 40,000 cases of the Delta variant have been confirmed in the UK, up by nearly 30,000 from last week.
Delta variant ‘dominant in UK’ as confirmed cases rise 79%
12,431 cases of the variant have been confirmed up to yesterday in the UK.
Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections
The example has been published in a report by the Department of Public Health, Mid West.
Derry and Strabane put under new Covid-19 restrictions
Northern Ireland’s north west region has one of the highest infection levels in the UK.
Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.
Irish Dental Association says 'guidance doesn't need to be changed' after WHO advises delay of routine dental work
The World Health Organization has said non-essential dental work should be delayed until Covid-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently.
Number of people infected by confirmed case of Covid-19 in Ireland down from four to around one
Professor Philip Nolan said the modelling advisory group can see the “profound effect” the measures are having on transmission.
RTÉ Radio 1 back on air in Dublin after transmission knocked out by Storm Ali
The station is back on air at 88.5FM this afternoon.
37 Irish radio stations will broadcast rebel morse code this evening at the exact same time
100 years ago today, the first radio broadcast was sent out in Ireland.
Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.
Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels
New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.