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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 5,023 Views 21 Comments

The outbreak has been called “an extraordinary challenge”.

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

Jul 31st 2014, 12:05 PM 5,971 Views 20 Comments

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

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread
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Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

Jul 30th 2014, 10:40 AM 16,500 Views 38 Comments

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

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?
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Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

Jul 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 18,851 Views 35 Comments

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

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

Jul 27th 2014, 1:06 PM 23,754 Views 93 Comments

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

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria
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Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

Jul 25th 2014, 7:59 PM 12,723 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jul 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,366 Views 14 Comments

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

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

May 22nd 2014, 8:18 AM 8,893 Views 6 Comments

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

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak
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DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

Apr 11th 2014, 9:58 PM 10,828 Views 5 Comments

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

Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre
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Crowd attacks Ebola treatment centre

Apr 5th 2014, 1:41 PM 15,997 Views 27 Comments

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

Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak
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Students told to check that they're vaccinated after measles outbreak

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,531 Views 18 Comments

Two cases have been confirmed at NUI Galway in the first cases in the country so far this year.

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
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Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Apr 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 11,965 Views 14 Comments

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

DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads
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DFA updates travel advice, as Guinea Ebola epidemic spreads

Mar 27th 2014, 9:44 PM 14,642 Views 12 Comments

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

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors
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Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

Mar 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 13,708 Views 13 Comments

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers
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Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

Mar 25th 2014, 5:14 PM 9,866 Views 25 Comments

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

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals
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TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,622 Views 6 Comments

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

Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital
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Visitor restrictions in place at Kerry General Hospital

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 7,829 Views 0 Comments

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

Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital
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Flu outbreak leads to visiting restrictions at Beaumont Hospital

Feb 16th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,909 Views 11 Comments

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

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus
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Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Jan 28th 2014, 10:22 AM 20,362 Views 23 Comments

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

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu
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Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

Jan 7th 2014, 3:03 PM 10,585 Views 30 Comments

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

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals
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Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals

Nov 8th 2013, 6:19 PM 9,492 Views 14 Comments

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

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
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Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Oct 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 9,382 Views 18 Comments

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

Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow
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Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow

Oct 29th 2013, 7:57 PM 11,494 Views 11 Comments

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

UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported
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UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:51 AM 3,886 Views 14 Comments

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.

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:45 AM 6,751 Views 25 Comments

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

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak
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New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak

May 16th 2013, 8:21 AM 5,233 Views 21 Comments

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

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug
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Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Jan 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 4,542 Views 4 Comments

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

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year
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Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year

Dec 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 9,026 Views 18 Comments

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.

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital
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Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:00 PM 10,029 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Aug 4th 2012, 2:02 PM 5,639 Views 5 Comments

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

14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009
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14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009

Jul 30th 2012, 3:30 PM 5,159 Views 13 Comments

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

Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital
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Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital

Jun 5th 2012, 4:35 PM 1,936 Views 2 Comments

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

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork
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HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

Jun 3rd 2012, 4:14 PM 3,454 Views 34 Comments

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

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people
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Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

May 17th 2012, 1:14 PM 4,177 Views 27 Comments

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.

Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak
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Parents urged to vaccinate children after measles outbreak

May 15th 2012, 9:02 AM 1,738 Views 29 Comments

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.

Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab
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Ukraine urges fans to get measles jab

Apr 18th 2012, 4:56 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

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.

Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu
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Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu

Apr 8th 2012, 2:33 PM 1,699 Views 5 Comments

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

HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home
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HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home

Apr 6th 2012, 6:46 PM 1,428 Views 1 Comment

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

Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak
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Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak

Apr 6th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,480 Views 11 Comments

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