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#Virus

# virus - Monday 19 September, 2022

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case
# Virus
# Virus

China official tells public to avoid contact with people from abroad after first monkeypox case

Sep 19th 2022, 12:45 PM 8,747 Views 5 Comments

China recorded an infection on Friday in a person who had recently arrived from overseas and is in quarantine.

# virus - Friday 19 August, 2022

People with 'mild' Covid are likely to be infectious for five days, study suggests
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

People with 'mild' Covid are likely to be infectious for five days, study suggests

Aug 19th 2022, 10:19 AM 21,691 Views 11 Comments

The research is the first to reveal how long infectiousness lasts after coronavirus infection in the community.

# virus - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101

Aug 10th 2022, 5:28 PM 11,570 Views 8 Comments

This is an increase of four cases from Wednesday 3 August.

# virus - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Tour de France hit by Covid as French rider and teammate of defending champion test positive
# Virus
From The42
# Virus

Tour de France hit by Covid as French rider and teammate of defending champion test positive

Updated Jul 9th 2022, 11:50 AM 3,844 Views 3 Comments

Geofrrey Bouchard of the AG2R team Vegard Stake Laengen have withdrawn from the Tour.

# virus - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Polio outbreak confirmed in UK
# POLIO
# POLIO

Polio outbreak confirmed in UK

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:15 PM 26,702 Views 16 Comments

The UK Health Security Agency is working on the theory that a person vaccinated abroad with the polio vaccine entered the UK and was shedding the virus.

# virus - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU buys 110,000 vaccine doses against monkeypox

Jun 14th 2022, 2:43 PM 6,886 Views 11 Comments

The jabs are authorised for use against smallpox, but officials say they will also work against the monkeypox virus too.

# virus - Friday 10 June, 2022

Nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland

Jun 10th 2022, 2:33 PM 25,019 Views 9 Comments

None of those who contracted the virus have needed to be hospitalised.

# virus - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

More than 1,000 monkeypox cases reported globally, says WHO
# Virus
# Virus

More than 1,000 monkeypox cases reported globally, says WHO

Jun 8th 2022, 9:44 PM 7,832 Views 0 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said it has been notified of seven confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ireland.

# virus - Friday 3 June, 2022

More than 700 monkeypox cases detected globally - CDC
# Virus
# Virus

More than 700 monkeypox cases detected globally - CDC

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:28 PM 11,009 Views 15 Comments

In Ireland, health authorities have confirmed six cases so far.

# virus - Thursday 26 May, 2022

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland
# Virus
# Virus

NI Public Health Agency confirms first case of monkeypox in Northern Ireland

Updated May 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 32,184 Views 22 Comments

More than a dozen countries across Europe have reported cases.

# virus - Friday 20 May, 2022

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20
# Disease
# Disease

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20

Updated May 20th 2022, 12:38 PM 39,382 Views 28 Comments

The rare disease — which is not usually fatal — often manifests itself through fever, muscle aches and other signs.

# virus - Thursday 10 February, 2022

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

HSE updates online advice for boosted close contacts, detailing additional restrictions

Feb 10th 2022, 5:41 PM 52,671 Views 3 Comments

Although close contacts in this situation are no longer required to restrict their movements, they are advised to follow a number of other measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

# virus - Monday 10 January, 2022

Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today
# Latest Covid Numbers
# Latest Covid Numbers

Covid-19: 23,909 cases brings Ireland's total to one million since pandemic began, with 1,063 in hospital, 89 in ICU today

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 5:56 PM 90,285 Views 151 Comments

The latest figures were reported by the Department of Health today.

# virus - Friday 10 December, 2021

Leinster report four positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Bath clash
# Positives
From The42
# Positives

Leinster report four positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Bath clash

Dec 10th 2021, 11:39 AM 18,755 Views 1 Comment

Tomorrow’s game is still set to go ahead at the Aviva Stadium.

# virus - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Flights suspended from six African countries to UK due to new Covid 19 variant
# Virus
# Virus

Flights suspended from six African countries to UK due to new Covid 19 variant

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:50 PM 102,329 Views 122 Comments

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly is “deeply concerned”, about the new variant.

# virus - Friday 12 November, 2021

Ireland could be forced into changes after 'potential positive' Covid-19 test From The42

Ireland could be forced into changes after 'potential positive' Covid-19 test

Nov 12th 2021, 1:29 PM 47,984 Views 31 Comments

It’s understood Iain Henderson and Rob Herring missed their team’s captain’s run today.

# virus - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the Ebola-like Marburg virus
# Disease
# Disease

Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the Ebola-like Marburg virus

Aug 10th 2021, 7:45 PM 36,546 Views 14 Comments

Guinea has recorded its first known case of the disease.

# virus - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Captain Kolisi among latest Covid positives but Springboks resume training
# Outbreak
From The42
# Outbreak

Captain Kolisi among latest Covid positives but Springboks resume training

Jul 11th 2021, 9:28 AM 6,199 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup winners have “a large group” of players back on the pitch today.

# virus - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Lions' clash with Bulls postponed as Boks and Georgia confirm new Covid cases
# Virus
From The42
# Virus

Lions' clash with Bulls postponed as Boks and Georgia confirm new Covid cases

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 6:01 PM 28,588 Views 18 Comments

Boks head coach Jacques Nienaber and four more players have tested positive.

# virus - Friday 28 May, 2021

Japan extends state of emergency until 20 June - just one month before Olympics start date
# 2021 Games
From The42
# 2021 Games

Japan extends state of emergency until 20 June - just one month before Olympics start date

May 28th 2021, 11:37 AM 1,276 Views 1 Comment

‘The situation continues to be uncertain,’ says Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

# virus - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Travel ban to apply to visitors from both UK and South Africa until 6 January
# SARS-CoV-2
# SARS-CoV-2

Travel ban to apply to visitors from both UK and South Africa until 6 January

Dec 30th 2020, 7:45 PM 49,789 Views 17 Comments

Both variants are feared to be more transmissible, and research is ongoing.

# virus - Monday 9 November, 2020

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

'A watershed moment': Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is '90% effective' in preventing the illness, company says

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 3:30 PM 116,330 Views 285 Comments

The results are in from its phase three trial.

# virus - Monday 28 September, 2020

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign

Sep 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,879 Views 6 Comments

The USI aims to make sure students stay up to date with public health guidelines.

# virus - Friday 11 September, 2020

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany
# Pigs And Boars
# Pigs And Boars

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany

Sep 11th 2020, 6:15 PM 22,780 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first time the disease, which affects pigs and wild boar, has broken out in Germany.

# virus - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

England to ban social gatherings of more than six people following spike in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

England to ban social gatherings of more than six people following spike in Covid-19 cases

Sep 9th 2020, 7:50 AM 21,674 Views 17 Comments

Boris Johnson will announce the measures today following a sharp rise in cases.

# virus - Friday 7 August, 2020

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed
# Off
From The42
# Off

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 2:00 PM 11,384 Views 2 Comments

The First Minister said Dons players ‘blatantly broke’ coronavirus protocols when they spent Saturday night in a bar.

# virus - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions

Jul 28th 2020, 9:41 AM 17,351 Views 40 Comments

European countries are struggling to balance keeping tourism open while guarding against new flare-ups of infection.

# virus - Thursday 25 June, 2020

TD asks who is getting infected: 'Is it young people drinking cans on the canal or young people in Direct Provision?'
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

TD asks who is getting infected: 'Is it young people drinking cans on the canal or young people in Direct Provision?'

Jun 25th 2020, 12:26 PM 63,882 Views 34 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett raised the issue of concern being expressed about the number of Covid-19 cases among younger people.

# virus - Monday 8 June, 2020

Footballers banned for six months after virus rules broken
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Footballers banned for six months after virus rules broken

Jun 8th 2020, 1:22 PM 10,992 Views 1 Comment

The players were also forced to write self-criticism essays.

# virus - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Automated text message system for negative Covid-19 results should be in place by end of week
# Delays
# Delays

Automated text message system for negative Covid-19 results should be in place by end of week

May 14th 2020, 5:42 PM 22,607 Views 12 Comments

Dr Cillian de Gascun has said work on automation and computer systems should help reduce turnaround times.

# virus - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze

Apr 12th 2020, 10:30 PM 23,477 Views 3 Comments

Nick Abendanon, who made his two Test appearances in 2007, has a contract that finishes this summer.

# virus - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

CMO says Dublin won't be singled out for stricter measures with growth rates similar nationwide
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

CMO says Dublin won't be singled out for stricter measures with growth rates similar nationwide

Apr 7th 2020, 9:14 PM 39,049 Views 44 Comments

Dublin has the highest number of confirmed cases at 3,061.

# virus - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Hundreds of home carers to be redeployed to nursing homes and residential care facilities
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Hundreds of home carers to be redeployed to nursing homes and residential care facilities

Apr 2nd 2020, 5:07 PM 29,101 Views 16 Comments

Carers will only be redeployed if they care for low dependency clients who can be cared for by a family member.

# virus - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Coronavirus: 204 more cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, with another death confirmed
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 204 more cases of Covid-19 in Ireland, with another death confirmed

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 9:23 PM 272,457 Views 321 Comments

As of midnight last night, 17,992 tests have been carried out in laboratories across the country.

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis
# Employers
# Employers

Opinion: If you're in business, you need to get ahead of this Covid-19 crisis

Mar 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 23,957 Views 11 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says now is a time of major change, and businesses must try to adapt.

Taoiseach announces all non-essential shops to close, restrictions on gatherings of more than four people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Taoiseach announces all non-essential shops to close, restrictions on gatherings of more than four people

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 4:54 PM 253,124 Views 313 Comments

The new measures were confirmed today.

# virus - Friday 20 March, 2020

Restrictions 'likely' to last beyond March, a rate freeze for businesses: Today's Covid-19 main points
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Restrictions 'likely' to last beyond March, a rate freeze for businesses: Today's Covid-19 main points

Updated Mar 20th 2020, 3:07 PM 91,194 Views 99 Comments

191 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Ireland last night.

# virus - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Minister says three pillar banks 'will support businesses' through coronavirus crisis
# Covid19
# Covid19

Minister says three pillar banks 'will support businesses' through coronavirus crisis

Mar 12th 2020, 5:40 PM 30,051 Views 21 Comments

Heather Humphreys said there will be emergency working capital and payment flexibility on borrowings.

Schools in Ireland closed until 29 March and Trump bans travel from most of EU: Today's main Covid-19 points
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Schools in Ireland closed until 29 March and Trump bans travel from most of EU: Today's main Covid-19 points

Updated Mar 12th 2020, 11:43 AM 124,004 Views 67 Comments

A lot has happened- here’s where you can catch up.

# virus - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Q & A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 and Ireland's response to it?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Q & A: What do you want to know about Covid-19 and Ireland's response to it?

Updated Mar 3rd 2020, 2:20 PM 23,794 Views 0 Comments

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