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'Unreasonable' to ask fully vaccinated people to wait for Green Cert to become operational, says transport minister
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'Unreasonable' to ask fully vaccinated people to wait for Green Cert to become operational, says transport minister

May 25th 2021, 7:54 PM 41,524 Views 41 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan says fully vaccinated people should be exempt from testing and quarantine.

Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests
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Blocking middle seats on planes reduces virus risk by half, study suggests

Apr 15th 2021, 8:06 AM 16,755 Views 41 Comments

Airlines don’t agree, they argue that filters and air-flow systems on most planes make them safe when passengers wear face masks.

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective
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# MRNA Vaccines

Real world study finds Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines are 90% effective

Mar 29th 2021, 4:51 PM 21,913 Views 11 Comments

In further encouraging news, one dose of either vaccine resulted in 80% protection against infection.

US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight
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US to require travellers from UK to have negative Covid-19 test before their flight

Dec 25th 2020, 3:40 PM 12,803 Views 15 Comments

Airlines must deny boarding to any passenger who does not get a test, US authorities said.

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?
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# Cold Case

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?

Jul 24th 2020, 4:17 PM 217,622 Views 25 Comments

A claim that started in the US, which suggests that a case of cold or flu, or a previous vaccine against them, can give a positive Covid-19 test result, has reached Ireland.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide
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Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 43,499 Views 86 Comments

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down
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CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down

Mar 16th 2020, 11:20 AM 2,954 Views 1 Comment

The NBA and other major sports leagues in the United States could be idle for longer than initially anticipated.

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China
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Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 12:08 PM 30,212 Views 34 Comments

In the US, authorities have warned citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

Six children die after severe viral outbreak at New Jersey health centre
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# Adenovirus

Six children die after severe viral outbreak at New Jersey health centre

Oct 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 21,636 Views 1 Comment

The rehabilitation centre helps “medically fragile children” in the US state.

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads
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# Wynwood

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

Aug 1st 2016, 7:37 PM 14,796 Views 8 Comments

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich
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# Pillows Of Cash

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,406 Views 22 Comments

It seems wealth has its privileges.

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre
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Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

Jul 8th 2014, 6:56 PM 14,836 Views 11 Comments

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman
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# Living Doll

Here's what Barbie would look like if she was a real woman

Jul 4th 2013, 9:28 AM 5,016 Views 1 Comment

Got the one and only walking, talking…

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis
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US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis

Nov 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,403 Views 13 Comments

Researchers found that the number of suicides more than quadrupled in the United States between 2008 and 2010, echoing the findings of similar research in Ireland.

America's disease control centre denies that the zombie apocalypse is coming
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# WOrld War Z

America's disease control centre denies that the zombie apocalypse is coming

Jun 6th 2012, 11:31 AM 8,397 Views 50 Comments

Following a spate of gruesome attacks the CDC has said that it is not aware of any condition that can reanimate the dead.

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing
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# US

US government calls for 'baby boomer' hepatitis C testing

May 19th 2012, 3:21 PM 2,896 Views 0 Comments

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a quarter of the generation most likely to be infected has been tested to date.

Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18
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# Listeria

Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18

Oct 5th 2011, 2:16 PM 366 Views 0 Comments

The deadly outbreak has been liked to cantaloupe grown on a farm in Colorado.