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From TheJournal.ie Pubs and restaurants expected to close, but the data around Covid outbreaks paints a complex picture Dublin

Pubs and restaurants expected to close, but the data around Covid outbreaks paints a complex picture

The industry has said that few cases are linked to pubs and restaurants but international studies suggest dining out could be a factor in the spread of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Data shows Ireland's 14-day incidence rate now 46.8, Dublin double that at 89.1 14-DAY INCIDENCE

Data shows Ireland's 14-day incidence rate now 46.8, Dublin double that at 89.1

Dublin – which has seen a spike in cases since late August – is highest at 89.1 while Sligo is the lowest at 3.1 per 100,000.

From TheJournal.ie HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff Flu Season

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff

Rates of healthcare worker vaccine uptake, particularly in nursing homes, remain low.

From TheJournal.ie New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes Covid19

New data shows 2,018 Covid-19 outbreaks in private homes

The total number of workplace outbreaks is 85, including 31 in meat processing plants.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate Factcheck

Debunked: The claims in this Facebook video about suicide figures and number of Covid deaths in Ireland are inaccurate

In the video, Ben Gilroy makes a number of false and misleading claims about coronavirus and suicide in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland Misinformation

FactFind: No, it's not correct to say just 100 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland

A widely shared Facebook video incorrectly claims that 100 people, not 1,777, have died from the virus in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI New Guidelines

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI

Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19 HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie A total of 36 children aged under 15 have been hospitalised with Covid-19 HPSC

A total of 36 children aged under 15 have been hospitalised with Covid-19

The latest county-by-county breakdown shows Leitrim, Sligo, Waterford and Carlow have the least amount of cases.

From TheJournal.ie There are now 99 clusters of Covid-19 in nursing homes and residential settings around Ireland Coronavirus

There are now 99 clusters of Covid-19 in nursing homes and residential settings around Ireland

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan confirmed the increase in clusters this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 50 clusters of Covid-19 identified in nursing homes, new health data shows Outbreaks

50 clusters of Covid-19 identified in nursing homes, new health data shows

This number of clusters rose by ten in the space of one day, according to data from the HPSC.

From TheJournal.ie Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country HPSC

Harris announces new supports for nursing homes after 40 clusters identified across the country

Figures correct as of midnight on Wednesday were released this morning by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

From TheJournal.ie New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes Outbreak

New figures show 38 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland's nursing homes

Nursing homes now account for 23.8% of Covid-19 clusters in the country.

From TheJournal.ie New report shows there are now 118 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland, with 24 in nursing homes Data Breakdown

New report shows there are now 118 clusters of Covid-19 in Ireland, with 24 in nursing homes

That’s according to the latest data by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19 HPSC

Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19

Three children under the age of one have contracted the virus so far.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital Mumps

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

From TheJournal.ie Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin Vaccine

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

There have been five cases since the start of February.

From TheJournal.ie 'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year Safe Sex

'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year

A total of 11,078 STI diagnoses have been reported so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care Warning

Seven people have died from flu this winter as medics warn people to take care

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 341 people were admitted to hospital for flu in the last two weeks of 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around Achoo

Flu vaccine doesn't exactly match the flu that's going around

Yesterday the HSE warned that flu rates are on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola If And When

This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola

Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak Infected

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak

Two cases have been confirmed at NUI Galway in the first cases in the country so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie It's that time of year again but have you got your flu jab? Warning

It's that time of year again but have you got your flu jab?

The HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre has said the number of influenza-like illnesses has increased over the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV HIV

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV

The research in the Irish Medical Journal found many of the children’s illnesses were diagnosed at an advanced stage.

From TheJournal.ie Second case of leprosy reported in Ireland Leprosy

Second case of leprosy reported in Ireland

A male foreign national had a occurrence of the disease which he had contracted in a foreign country and has been treated in a north-east hospital.

From TheJournal.ie The median age for new HIV cases in Ireland? 33 HIV Stats

The median age for new HIV cases in Ireland? 33

New statistics show that the number of people with HIV in Ireland rose last year for the first time in four years.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination Flu

HSE urges high-risk patients to get flu vaccination

The HSE says flu is now ciruclating, and over 65s, pregnant women and people with chronic illnesses should act quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year Outbreak

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year

The HSE says that the second successive year of doubling cases is “of concern” – and 80 per cent of hospitalised cases were babies aged between newborn and 5 months old.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of contraception causing some to risk unprotected sex World Aids Day

Cost of contraception causing some to risk unprotected sex

Ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday, the Dublin AIDS Alliance is urging people to take greater care of their sexual health.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed Illness

First ever Irish case of rare virus confirmed

The virus, which is spread to humans by rodents and can be life-threatening, was discovered in a patient at the Mid Western Regional Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Cases of whooping cough in children doubled last year Health

Cases of whooping cough in children doubled last year

A new report has shows that 229 children suffered with whooping cough in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Measles cases on the rise - report Health

Measles cases on the rise - report

While incidences of MRSA were the lowest ever recorded by the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the number of measles cases in Ireland rose by 149 per cent last year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years Irish Aids Day

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years

However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.