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Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks
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Ireland should expect 'a very big increase' in suspected coronavirus cases in the next few weeks

Feb 26th 2020, 12:06 PM 108,472 Views 70 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris stresses this does not mean a significant number of positive cases.

Iran's deputy health minister has been diagnosed with the coronavirus
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Iran's deputy health minister has been diagnosed with the coronavirus

Feb 25th 2020, 12:06 PM 40,826 Views 18 Comments

Clusters of the illness have been reported across Iran.

Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?
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Coronavirus: How likely is it to come to Ireland? And can the health service cope with an outbreak?

Feb 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 62,635 Views 52 Comments

The State has a “mitigation” strategy ready to roll out if the “containment” strategy fails.

Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy
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Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy

Feb 24th 2020, 1:14 PM 3,856 Views 1 Comment

This weekend’s fixture between Zebre and Ospreys is also off.

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'
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Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 9:47 AM 40,193 Views 48 Comments

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

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

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,900 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

First case of coronavirus detected in London
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First case of coronavirus detected in London

Feb 12th 2020, 7:14 PM 55,332 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Feb 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 11,966 Views 40 Comments

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

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'
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Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'

Feb 11th 2020, 3:32 PM 23,138 Views 35 Comments

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

Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England
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Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England

Feb 6th 2020, 1:32 PM 16,499 Views 26 Comments

More than 28,000 people are now known to be infected worldwide in the outbreak.

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS
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Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:01 AM 169,488 Views 100 Comments

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO
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Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 46,465 Views 68 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China
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Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

Jan 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 38,957 Views 59 Comments

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown
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Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Updated Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 17,071 Views 28 Comments

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
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Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Jan 23rd 2020, 3:07 PM 26,467 Views 40 Comments

Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.

Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread
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Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:45 PM 13,591 Views 11 Comments

Residents of Wuhan have been told not to leave the city without a special reason

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China
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First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 PM 17,069 Views 21 Comments

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans
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Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Jan 21st 2020, 7:15 AM 14,786 Views 24 Comments

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China
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Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Jan 19th 2020, 8:02 AM 12,026 Views 16 Comments

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn
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Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Jan 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 14,126 Views 15 Comments

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old
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Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Dec 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,673 Views 74 Comments

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases
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New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases

Sep 5th 2019, 8:22 AM 8,843 Views 42 Comments

Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities
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Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

Apr 27th 2019, 2:00 PM 15,765 Views 63 Comments

Donald Trump has urged everyone to get vaccinated.

US measles cases hit 25 year high
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US measles cases hit 25 year high

Apr 24th 2019, 10:30 PM 9,290 Views 12 Comments

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn
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New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

Apr 9th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,695 Views 69 Comments

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all residents to be vaccinated.

Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre
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Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre

Apr 4th 2019, 9:24 PM 31,612 Views 40 Comments

There have been 10 cases since the start of February.

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin
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Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

Mar 4th 2019, 5:56 PM 36,223 Views 64 Comments

There have been five cases since the start of February.

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
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Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,506 Views 15 Comments

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists
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Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists

Feb 8th 2019, 10:50 AM 2,261 Views 2 Comments

British Racing boss Nick Rust is confident of avoiding a long-term shutdown.

HSE reports 25 deaths in flu season but says it appears to have hit its peak
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HSE reports 25 deaths in flu season but says it appears to have hit its peak

Jan 31st 2019, 5:38 PM 8,076 Views 2 Comments

There have been more than 1,000 hospital admissions during this flu season.

The number of reported measles cases in Ireland more than trebled this year
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The number of reported measles cases in Ireland more than trebled this year

Dec 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 20,003 Views 127 Comments

Seven in 10 of the confirmed cases involved people who were not vaccinated.

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west
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45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

Oct 9th 2018, 2:38 PM 11,381 Views 16 Comments

People aged 15 to 29 years old have been affected by the outbreak, the HSE has said.

13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks
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13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:38 AM 18,479 Views 50 Comments

Transmission has occurred in a number of hospitals and in households with “poor vaccine uptake”, the HSE said.

Measles cases reach record high across Europe
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Measles cases reach record high across Europe

Aug 20th 2018, 4:34 PM 16,627 Views 40 Comments

Over 41,000 children and adults in Europe have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads
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Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

May 17th 2018, 8:48 AM 6,099 Views 10 Comments

The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.

Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west
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Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west

Apr 11th 2018, 10:45 PM 25,992 Views 77 Comments

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country
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Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Apr 5th 2018, 3:43 PM 41,261 Views 52 Comments

Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s
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Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s

Mar 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 12,804 Views 36 Comments

There have been a number of mumps outbreaks among adults in the US recently, including on college campuses.

School principal speaks of 'terrible tragedy' after young girl dies from suspected meningitis
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School principal speaks of 'terrible tragedy' after young girl dies from suspected meningitis

Mar 10th 2018, 8:41 AM 43,806 Views 14 Comments

A second child was also said to be in a critical condition.

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin
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11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

Feb 13th 2018, 12:14 PM 14,605 Views 76 Comments

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.