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From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised after Cork doctors, rather than radiographers, did x-rays on patients with coronavirus symptoms

Concerns raised after Cork doctors, rather than radiographers, did x-rays on patients with coronavirus symptoms

Junior doctors at Cork University Hospital were left having to do chest x-rays instead of the radiographers.

From TheJournal.ie Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight Coronavirus

Two Diamond Princess passengers die as Britain announces repatriation flight

Both passengers, who were in their 80s, were taken off the ship last week and were being treated in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends Covid-19

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends

Two Irish citizens who were on the cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO Covid-19

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

A candidate vaccine could be “around 16 weeks from now”, but months of testing would be needed after that.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later Coronavirus

Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later

Irishman Greg McDonough shares his family’s experience while housebound in China during the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan Covid-19

Two Irish citizens test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

The couple are understood to have tested positive for Covid-19 a number of days ago.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland Dublin Airport

Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland

The two passengers who became ill onboard the Poznan-Dublin service later tested negative for any virus.

From TheJournal.ie 'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says Covid-19

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus Wuhan

Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus

More than 72,000 people have been infected with the virus, also known as Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Irish passengers on board cruise ship where 450 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed Covid-19

Irish passengers on board cruise ship where 450 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is aware of the case.

From TheJournal.ie Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong amid coronavirus panic-buying Shortages

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong amid coronavirus panic-buying

Supermarkets have found themselves unable to restock toilet paper quickly enough.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness Covid-19

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Chinese authorities reported the number of new cases has fallen for the third straight day.

From TheJournal.ie France confirms first coronavirus death in Europe

France confirms first coronavirus death in Europe

Over 1,500 people have died from the coronavirus strain.

From TheJournal.ie US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo Olympics remains on track amid coronavirus fears, but organisers say 'no plan B' in place Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics remains on track amid coronavirus fears, but organisers say 'no plan B' in place

Covid-19 has infected almost 64,000 people globally.

From TheJournal.ie Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears Covid-19

Cruise passengers land in Cambodia after two weeks at sea over coronavirus fears

Another ship began letting passengers over the age of 80 off the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak Coronavirus

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

From TheJournal.ie First death from coronavirus reported in Japan Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

From TheJournal.ie European health ministers convene special meeting over coronavirus outbreak Crisis

European health ministers convene special meeting over coronavirus outbreak

The death toll worldwide has reached more than 1,300 in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia Westerdam

US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

Around 20 people onboard are said to be unwell, but they’re not believed to have coronavirus.

From TheJournal.ie World's largest mobile phone showcase cancelled after firms quit over coronavirus concerns Mobile World Congress

World's largest mobile phone showcase cancelled after firms quit over coronavirus concerns

A growing number of companies had already pulled out of the annual technology event.

From TheJournal.ie First case of coronavirus detected in London Outbreak

First case of coronavirus detected in London

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing Coronavirus This post contains videos

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie No confirmed cases but 65 people in total tested for coronavirus in Ireland Covid-19

No confirmed cases but 65 people in total tested for coronavirus in Ireland

The deadly virus was today officially named covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19' Outbreak

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'

The WHO said the name was chosen so as not to refer to a place, animal or group of people.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow Coronavirus Crisis

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow

The death toll is beyond that of the outbreak of SARs in 2002.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Four more patients test positive after meeting with businessman New Cases

Coronavirus: Four more patients test positive after meeting with businessman

The British businessman, who caught coronavirus in Singapore, is being treated at the specialist infectious diseases unit at St Thomas’ in London.

From TheJournal.ie Indeed staff in Dublin asked to stay at home after Singapore worker's 'possible exposure' to coronavirus Coronavirus

Indeed staff in Dublin asked to stay at home after Singapore worker's 'possible exposure' to coronavirus

No one in the firm, in Ireland or internationally, has been confirmed to have the virus.

From TheJournal.ie UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health' Quarantine

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'

Under new measures announce today the UK Department of Health said people can be forcibly quarantined.

From TheJournal.ie Further case of coronavirus in England brings UK total to four Illness

Further case of coronavirus in England brings UK total to four

The positive test is related to a previous case, and comes after an evacuation flight arrived in England from China.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities Novel Coronavirus This post contains videos

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.

From TheJournal.ie WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising' Coronavirus

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Five British nationals, including a child, have now tested positive for the virus in France.

From The42 Ighalo won't join Man United's training camp due to fears over coronavirus travel restrictions Winter Break

Ighalo won't join Man United's training camp due to fears over coronavirus travel restrictions

United are concerned that Ighalo may not be allowed back into the country if he joins them for their warm-weather break in Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus death toll rises as 'chronic shortage' of medical masks emerges Mask Shortage

Coronavirus death toll rises as 'chronic shortage' of medical masks emerges

At least 31,000 have been infected by the virus.

From TheJournal.ie At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus Coronavirus

At least 61 people on cruise ship off Japan coast test positive for coronavirus

Passengers on the ship have been asked to stay inside their cabins to prevent new infections.

From TheJournal.ie An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads Precautions

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness China

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.

From TheJournal.ie 15 suspected cases of coronavirus in Ireland, but no confirmed cases 2019-nCoV

15 suspected cases of coronavirus in Ireland, but no confirmed cases

The HSE said that good cough and sneeze hygiene, with regular hand washing, is the best way to keep well.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a Chinese disease': Concerns derogatory language may stop coronavirus sufferers coming forward HSE
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