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#Virus

# virus - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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 7,526 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 11,352 Views 73 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 9,596 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 40,791 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 4,166 Views 12 Comments

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

# virus - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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 11,467 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 7,466 Views 18 Comments

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

# virus - Friday 10 October, 2014

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

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan

Oct 10th 2014, 7:24 PM 15,306 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 17,387 Views 21 Comments

The malware scam begins with links on Facebook.

# virus - Thursday 9 October, 2014

British airports to introduce Ebola screening
# Virus
# Virus

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Oct 9th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,611 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 11,441 Views 49 Comments

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

# virus - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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 21,193 Views 57 Comments

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# virus - Monday 6 October, 2014

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 8,354 Views 8 Comments

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

# virus - 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 10,696 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 12,530 Views 0 Comments

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

# virus - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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 25,535 Views 45 Comments

The man became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas.

# virus - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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 9,603 Views 10 Comments

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

# virus - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

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 32 Views 3 Comments

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

# virus - Saturday 6 September, 2014

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 7,478 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.

# virus - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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 4,662 Views 18 Comments

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

# virus - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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 6,544 Views 19 Comments

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

# virus - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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

Column: What exactly is an 'outbreak'?

Aug 28th 2014, 8:00 PM 233 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.

# virus - 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 181,819 Views 408 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 20,963 Views 26 Comments

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

# virus - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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 15,033 Views 25 Comments

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

# virus - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

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 11,119 Views 4 Comments

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

# virus - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

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 13,711 Views 31 Comments

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

# virus - Monday 11 August, 2014

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 13,377 Views 15 Comments

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

# virus - 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 9,683 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# virus - Friday 8 August, 2014

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 6,829 Views 17 Comments

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

# virus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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 7,319 Views 14 Comments

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

# virus - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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 4,470 Views 23 Comments

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

# virus - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Aug 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 10,928 Views 38 Comments

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# virus - 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 20,261 Views 47 Comments

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

# virus - Friday 1 August, 2014

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 17,307 Views 32 Comments

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

# virus - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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 16,506 Views 38 Comments

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

# virus - Saturday 26 July, 2014

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 12,288 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.

# virus - Friday 25 July, 2014

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 12,735 Views 60 Comments

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

# virus - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

See this lady's knickers on Facebook? Don't click on them
# Beware
# Beware

See this lady's knickers on Facebook? Don't click on them

Jul 22nd 2014, 9:42 PM 62,693 Views 29 Comments

VIRUS! VIRUS!

# virus - 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 7,378 Views 14 Comments

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