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There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"
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There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:32 AM 16,134 Views 47 Comments

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

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola
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Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Oct 21st 2014, 4:59 PM 11,784 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2014, 7:50 AM 6,241 Views 24 Comments

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

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

Oct 20th 2014, 6:41 PM 10,576 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2014, 7:31 AM 8,019 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2014, 9:15 AM 26,054 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,915 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2014, 7:42 AM 6,963 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2014, 11:08 PM 7,797 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2014, 11:12 AM 7,153 Views 44 Comments

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

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola
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A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

Oct 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,140 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 40,766 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 8:40 PM 44,318 Views 112 Comments

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

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

Oct 10th 2014, 7:57 AM 7,088 Views 56 Comments

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

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola
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Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

Oct 9th 2014, 7:17 AM 8,999 Views 21 Comments

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

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year
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Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

Sep 26th 2014, 9:50 PM 8,468 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 3,017 Views 8 Comments

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

Number of Ebola cases could hit 20,000 within weeks
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Number of Ebola cases could hit 20,000 within weeks

Sep 23rd 2014, 4:28 PM 7,666 Views 34 Comments

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

Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"
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Deadly Ebola outbreak now a "threat to world peace"

Sep 18th 2014, 10:50 PM 8,386 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2014, 1:10 PM 61 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Sep 6th 2014, 12:50 PM 7,467 Views 10 Comments

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.

Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert
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Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert

Sep 5th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,858 Views 16 Comments

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

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking
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Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Aug 30th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,564 Views 5 Comments

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

Schools told how to protect against Ebola
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Schools told how to protect against Ebola

Aug 27th 2014, 3:40 PM 10,315 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Aug 26th 2014, 10:44 PM 22,861 Views 38 Comments

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.

British Ebola victim being flown back to Britain
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British Ebola victim being flown back to Britain

Aug 24th 2014, 4:01 PM 10,749 Views 27 Comments

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

Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola virus
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Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola virus

Aug 16th 2014, 12:47 PM 8,457 Views 20 Comments

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

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
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Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 10:34 AM 46,093 Views 131 Comments

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

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital
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Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Aug 15th 2014, 7:52 AM 181,790 Views 405 Comments

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

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think
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WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think

Aug 15th 2014, 7:26 AM 20,948 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2014, 5:57 PM 15,018 Views 25 Comments

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

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000
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Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

Aug 12th 2014, 10:33 AM 13,690 Views 31 Comments

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

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola
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Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

Aug 11th 2014, 7:40 AM 7,842 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2014, 10:15 AM 22,574 Views 45 Comments

Not too bad, actually.

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

Aug 8th 2014, 10:21 PM 14,336 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,820 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2014, 9:49 PM 13,690 Views 14 Comments

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

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
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Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Aug 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 10,917 Views 38 Comments

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

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

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:18 AM 15,826 Views 66 Comments

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

World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan
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World Health Organisation launches €75 million ebola plan

Aug 1st 2014, 8:24 AM 5,021 Views 21 Comments

The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.