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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

#Outbreak

From TheJournal.ie Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert EBOLA

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking Outbreak

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Meanwhile, Morocco has vowed to keep up regularly scheduled flights to Ebola-hit nations in a “solidarity” move.

From TheJournal.ie Schools told how to protect against Ebola Contain It

Schools told how to protect against Ebola

The HPSC says that the risk of the virus landing in Ireland is “very low”.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland Outbreak

There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

From TheJournal.ie British Ebola victim being flown back to Britain EBOLA

British Ebola victim being flown back to Britain

The healthcare worker is being flown home on a military plane.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola virus Outbreak

Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola virus

The woman fell ill at a deportation facility, but has tested negative for the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital Stand Down

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

From TheJournal.ie WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think Underestimated

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think

The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.

From TheJournal.ie WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane Outbreak

WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane

The number of people who have died has now hit 1,069.

From TheJournal.ie Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000 Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Rwanda tests German student for Ebola Outbreak

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

From TheJournal.ie How would Ireland fare in the event of a global pandemic? Outbreak

How would Ireland fare in the event of a global pandemic?

Not too bad, actually.

From TheJournal.ie US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better Outbreak

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better

“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie "He's in good spirits" - New York hospital waits for test results on possible Ebola victim Outbreak

"He's in good spirits" - New York hospital waits for test results on possible Ebola victim

Almost 900 people have died across west Africa in the deadliest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded.

From TheJournal.ie Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola outbreak is "moving faster than our efforts to control it" Africa

Ebola outbreak is "moving faster than our efforts to control it"

The World Health Organisation says consequences could be “catastrophic” if the disease continues to spread.

From TheJournal.ie World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan Outbreak

World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan

The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.

From TheJournal.ie Sierra Leone declares "Stay At Home Day" in bid to curb ebola Outbreak

Sierra Leone declares "Stay At Home Day" in bid to curb ebola

An American doctor who contracted the disease is said to have made a slight recovery.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread Outbreak

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.

From TheJournal.ie Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus? Outbreak

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

From TheJournal.ie American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease Outbreak

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

From TheJournal.ie Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria Outbreak

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE... Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

From TheJournal.ie DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak Liberia

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

From TheJournal.ie Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre Outbreak

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

The violence took place in a town in Guinea where at least 14 people have died of the deadly disease.

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 Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads Epidemic

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

From TheJournal.ie DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads Outbreak

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads

An outbreak of the virus has killed dozens of people in the West African nation’s southern forests.

From TheJournal.ie Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors Outbreak

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers Outbreak

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

From TheJournal.ie TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals Outbreak

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals

Between 2002 and 2011, researchers identified a 44-fold increase in the prevalence of PVL-positive MRSA.

From TheJournal.ie Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital Outbreak

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

An outbreak of a “flu-like” illness has effected the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital Health

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

Those suffering from flu-like symptoms should not go to the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus Outbreak

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu Bird Flu

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

From TheJournal.ie Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals Winter Vomiting Bug

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals

The restrictions have been put in place at Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Raheny to contain an outbreak of the Nonovirus.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report Sars

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.