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A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola
# Dallas
# Dallas

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

Oct 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,164 Views 19 Comments

The worker also treated a man who died from the virus.

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 26,471 Views 48 Comments

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

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"
# Nina Pham
# Nina Pham

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the "good vibes"

Oct 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,534 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second US patient, Nina Pham, said she was “blessed”.

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down
# Happy Tail
# Happy Tail

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down

Oct 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 11,360 Views 72 Comments

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany
# Virus
# Virus

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

Oct 14th 2014, 9:32 AM 9,605 Views 31 Comments

The patient died during the night.

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts
# Virus
# Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

Oct 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 40,799 Views 60 Comments

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport
# Not A Drill
# Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 4,172 Views 12 Comments

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns
# Suspect Cases
# Suspect Cases

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns

Oct 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 11,476 Views 21 Comments

This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:50 AM 7,474 Views 18 Comments

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan
# Prep
# Prep

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan

Oct 10th 2014, 7:24 PM 15,312 Views 60 Comments

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

Fake nude videos of Emma Watson are being used to spread a computer virus
# Trojan
From The Daily Edge
# Trojan

Fake nude videos of Emma Watson are being used to spread a computer virus

Oct 10th 2014, 5:57 PM 17,466 Views 21 Comments

The malware scam begins with links on Facebook.

British airports to introduce Ebola screening
# Virus
# Virus

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Oct 9th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,617 Views 59 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of "gravest concern"
# Task Force
# Task Force

Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of "gravest concern"

Oct 9th 2014, 12:01 PM 11,453 Views 49 Comments

84 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in Spain after a nurse was admitted to hospital in Madrid.

WHO says Ebola is "unavoidable" in Europe as three more isolated in Spain
# Suspect Cases
# Suspect Cases

WHO says Ebola is "unavoidable" in Europe as three more isolated in Spain

Oct 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 21,201 Views 57 Comments

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment
# West Africa
# West Africa

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Oct 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,365 Views 8 Comments

Pictured is Dr Mitchell Levy, father of the patient, Ashoka Mukpo.

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 10,704 Views 34 Comments

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

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed
# Health
# Health

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,537 Views 0 Comments

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola
# Texas
# Texas

Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola

Oct 1st 2014, 10:02 PM 25,552 Views 45 Comments

The man became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas.

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

Sep 24th 2014, 1:14 PM 9,610 Views 10 Comments

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

Opinion: 'The lockdown of Sierre Leone won't have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola'
# CONTAINMENT
# CONTAINMENT

Opinion: 'The lockdown of Sierre Leone won't have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola'

Sep 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 42 Views 3 Comments

All the Ebola treatment centres in Sierra Leone are currently full; they simply cannot take any more patients, writes Darren Hanniffy.

Four day 'lockdown' planned to halt spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Four day 'lockdown' planned to halt spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Sep 6th 2014, 12:50 PM 7,484 Views 10 Comments

People won’t be allowed out of their homes during the period of the lockdown, and over 20,000 people are being hired to enforce it.

The death toll from Ebola has jumped to more than 1,900
# Virus
# Virus

The death toll from Ebola has jumped to more than 1,900

Sep 4th 2014, 8:12 AM 4,671 Views 18 Comments

However, there are hopes that the global response to the crisis will soon have an impact.

British Ebola victim discharged from hospital following experimental treatment
# ZMapp
# ZMapp

British Ebola victim discharged from hospital following experimental treatment

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:18 PM 6,551 Views 19 Comments

William Pooley had been treated at Britain’s isolation unit secure enough for Ebola patients.

Column: What exactly is an 'outbreak'?
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Column: What exactly is an 'outbreak'?

Aug 28th 2014, 8:00 PM 243 Views 5 Comments

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.

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 181,834 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 20,968 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 14th 2014, 5:57 PM 15,042 Views 25 Comments

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

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
# Time Out
# Time Out

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Aug 13th 2014, 1:15 PM 11,121 Views 4 Comments

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

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

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

Aug 12th 2014, 10:33 AM 13,719 Views 31 Comments

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

Don't be tempted by app offering to change your Facebook's colour - it's a scam
# Warning
# Warning

Don't be tempted by app offering to change your Facebook's colour - it's a scam

Aug 11th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,386 Views 15 Comments

This malicious software has appeared before, but recently a new reincarnation has surfaced.

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 9,689 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

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 6,839 Views 17 Comments

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

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak
# Virus
# Virus

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,325 Views 14 Comments

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola
# Ebola Outbreak
# Ebola Outbreak

World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola

Aug 5th 2014, 10:17 AM 4,477 Views 23 Comments

A second American is due to land in America today, while it is “unlikely” a third American has contacted the disease.

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Aug 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 10,933 Views 38 Comments

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

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 20,269 Views 47 Comments

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

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Aug 1st 2014, 7:53 PM 17,312 Views 32 Comments

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

Jul 30th 2014, 10:40 AM 16,512 Views 38 Comments

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

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history
# Molecular Shark
# Molecular Shark

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history

Jul 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,294 Views 70 Comments

Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.

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

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

Jul 25th 2014, 7:59 PM 12,741 Views 60 Comments

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