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#Outbreak

From TheJournal.ie Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow Sick Trees

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

The infected site is in Co Tipperary. To date, there have been 101 confirmed findings of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported Syria

UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported

A cluster of potential cases came to light in recent weeks. It comes as efforts continue to stage a peace conference aimed at resolving the ongoing conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks Back To School

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks

With children going back to school in the coming weeks, pharmacists are warning about the dangers of head lice.

From TheJournal.ie New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak Outbreak

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak

The outbreak means that consumers must boil domestic water before using it to prevent illness.

From TheJournal.ie Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug Vomiting Bug

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

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 Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital Outbreak

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.

From TheJournal.ie Uganda: "Lots of people don't really understand what Ebola is" EBOLA

Uganda: "Lots of people don't really understand what Ebola is"

What is it like to be on the frontline of fighting the Ugandan Ebola outbreak? A Médecins Sans Frontières emergency coordinator explains.

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009 Outbreak

14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009

Nine of the fourteen deaths occurred in a single household in Uganda.

From TheJournal.ie Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital Sligo

Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital

Restrictions had been in place over the Bank Holiday weekend following an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork Measles

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

From TheJournal.ie Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people Measles

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

Another six people have been diagnosed with the disease in West Cork. None of the initial affected group of 25 people was vaccinated against measles, the HSE has said.

From TheJournal.ie Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak Measles

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children following a measles outbreak in West Cork, the HSE has said. Measles is a potentially fatal disease.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: Greece definitely NOT leaving the eurozone (for now), Enda versus the protesters, and man bitten by snake in supermarket…

From The42 Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab Outbreak

Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab

Currently in the throes of a measles epidemic, the European Championships host nation has followed ECDC officials in issuing a public warning to football fans.

From TheJournal.ie Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu Flu

Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu

Another resident of the private Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana has died from influenza, the seventh to succumb to the disease.

From TheJournal.ie HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home Outbreak

HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home

Another patient at the Nazareth nursing home in Buncrana died today, but the HSE has said it was not related to the current outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak Norovirus

Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak

The number of people at the hospital affected by the winter vomiting bug has now reached 300.

From TheJournal.ie Eleven residents at Donegal nursing home suffering with flu symptoms Outbreak

Eleven residents at Donegal nursing home suffering with flu symptoms

It appears that there may be a “slight mismatch” between the current flu vaccination and the circulating strain of the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork Avian Flu

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork

The Department of Agriculture said today that there was no update as yet as to the cause of the outbreak in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward Babies

Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward

The infection which killed three infants has been detected in water sources at another hospital in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Deep clean under way at Belfast neo-natal ward Belfast

Deep clean under way at Belfast neo-natal ward

Four more babies were found to have the infection which is already believed to be responsible for the deaths of three infants at the unit.

From TheJournal.ie HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues Vomiting Bug

HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues

There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18 Listeria

Death toll from US listeria outbreak rises to 18

The deadly outbreak has been liked to cantaloupe grown on a farm in Colorado.

From TheJournal.ie Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Officials are warning people not to grow or eat their own sprouts as infected seeds are thought to still be in circulation.

From TheJournal.ie EU ministers to hold crisis talks as search for E. coli source goes on E-coli

EU ministers to hold crisis talks as search for E. coli source goes on

Agriculture ministers will meet in Luxembourg, as tests show a northern Germany bean sprout farm is not to blame.

From TheJournal.ie E. coli outbreak traced to German farm as EU ministers to meet to discuss crisis E-coli

E. coli outbreak traced to German farm as EU ministers to meet to discuss crisis

Europe’s Agriculture ministers will meet on Tuesday to discuss he outbreak as German officials pinpoint its source.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures…

From TheJournal.ie E.coli strain will "inevitably" spread to Ireland Ireland

E.coli strain will "inevitably" spread to Ireland

A HSE senior microbiologist said today that it is inevitable the strain will spread because all cases so far had been linked to travel to Germany. However she said the strain is easily killed with proper hygiene precautions.

From TheJournal.ie Eighteen now dead from new E. coli strain as outbreak reportedly spreads to US E-coli

Eighteen now dead from new E. coli strain as outbreak reportedly spreads to US

Scientists are still unable to determine the origin of the outbreak which the WHO yesterday said was caused by a new strain of E. coli.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO Ecoli

Deadly E.coli outbreak caused by new strain, says WHO

The World Health Organisation has said preliminary tests suggest the wave of E.coli infection affecting Europeans has been caused by a new, mutant form of two different E. coli bacteria.

From TheJournal.ie WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels Outbreak

WHO blames Europe's measles outbreak on vaccination levels

France has been particularly affected by a major outbreak of measles in Europe, which WHO blames on a failure to vaccinate all children against the illness.

From TheJournal.ie Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900 Haiti

Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900

The epidemic is only going to get worse, say outbreak experts.

From TheJournal.ie HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school TB

HSE screens 336 people after TB outbreak in Cork school

HSE investigating the TB outbreak which infected 48 pupils and staff in Ballintemple.