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From TheJournal.ie Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over Virus

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying? Deadly Virus

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?

It’s the largest outbreak of the deadly virus outside Saudi Arabia.

From TheJournal.ie The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak Zombies

The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak

It involves gallons of water and spare sheets.

From TheJournal.ie Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone Home Safe

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

From TheJournal.ie This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia Safe Sex

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital Don't Go There

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital

Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.

From TheJournal.ie Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO Outbreak

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola Vaccination

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola

But it is still some way from hitting the market.

From TheJournal.ie The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak Tallaght Hospital

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak

A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.

From TheJournal.ie These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa On A Jetplane

These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa

The centre was built by the UK Government.

From TheJournal.ie Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain What The Duck

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain

However, the risk to the public is said to be “very low”.

From TheJournal.ie After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free Outbreak

After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free

The country’s health minister said this does not mean they are completely out of danger.

From TheJournal.ie New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient Virus

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

From TheJournal.ie Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia Good News

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia

Progress is being made in the battle against the disease in the African nation. Another 250-bed centre is treating around 50 patients.

From TheJournal.ie Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced Outbreak

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced

Sources say there is widespread concern about the readiness of frontline staff in the ambulance service.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon EBOLA

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

From TheJournal.ie Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast Outbreak

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

From TheJournal.ie Five questions that everyone has about Ebola Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

From TheJournal.ie New York doctor tests positive for Ebola Doctors Without Borders

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

From TheJournal.ie There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks" Serum

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

The serum will use the blood of people who recovered from the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola' Are You Ready?

'Ireland's crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola'

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola Outbreak

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may now be free of the virus Outbreak

Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may now be free of the virus

Teresa Romero was the first person outside of Africa to contract the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola Photographs

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.

From TheJournal.ie This is the man America is trusting to stem the spread of Ebola Outbreak

This is the man America is trusting to stem the spread of Ebola

Ron Klain is Barack Obama’s “Ebola czar”.

From TheJournal.ie Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren't convinced Outbreak

Is Ireland prepared to deal with Ebola? Doctors aren't convinced

“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.

From TheJournal.ie The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

From TheJournal.ie World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week Outbreak

World Health Organisation warns the rate of Ebola could reach 10,000 a week

Ninety-five Liberian health workers have died so far in the epidemic.

From TheJournal.ie A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola Dallas

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

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

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts Virus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Breach of protocol' blamed for Ebola infection of Texas healthcare worker Dallas

'Breach of protocol' blamed for Ebola infection of Texas healthcare worker

The health worker was in the lower pool of those at risk and was wearing a protective gown, gloves and a mask.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health Outbreak

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health

Ireland is fully prepared to deal with any possible Ebola case, the Chief Medical Officer said.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola Outbreak

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year Outbreak

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.

From TheJournal.ie European doctors urge governments to "mobilise" in fight against Ebola EBOLA

European doctors urge governments to "mobilise" in fight against Ebola

Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.

From TheJournal.ie Number of Ebola cases could hit 20,000 within weeks Outbreak

Number of Ebola cases could hit 20,000 within weeks

Members of the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Health are set to meet with NGOs to discuss the issue tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace" UN Security Council

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"

That’s according to the UN Security Council, which met today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency The Toll

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency

Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.

From TheJournal.ie Four day 'lockdown' planned to halt spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone Outbreak

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

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.