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#Virus

From TheJournal.ie Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease All Clear

Man admitted to hospital in Sweden with suspected Ebola found not to have disease

The man had recently returned from a trip in Burundi.

From TheJournal.ie HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus Swine Flu

HSE urges people to get vaccinated as at least 2 die after contracting H1N1 flu virus

The virus is also known as Swine Flu, and can be particularly harmful to young people and pregnant women.

From TheJournal.ie Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic Monkey Business

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic

Mosquitoes are actually, in fact, those who transmit the yellow fever virus, not monkeys.

From The42 'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters Under The Weather This post contains videos

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters

The defending champion went out at the quarter-final stage, losing 6-1 to Mark Allen, and blamed it on illness.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish flu centenary: 'We're overdue another influenza pandemic' Column

Spanish flu centenary: 'We're overdue another influenza pandemic'

And there won’t be enough vaccines or anti-viral drugs to go around, writes Dr Tim Hinchey.

From TheJournal.ie Hep C and me: 'I was nauseous all the time. I couldn’t gain weight. My skin was itchy and raw' Read Me

Hep C and me: 'I was nauseous all the time. I couldn’t gain weight. My skin was itchy and raw'

Ireland can be Hep C free starting from today, writes Patrick Gallagher.

From TheJournal.ie A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion Rare Occurrence

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal Answers

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal

Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France Be Vigilant

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend Cyber Attack

Tusla warns that child protection reports may not have been received over weekend

The Department of Communications described the global cyber attack as “unprecedented”.

From TheJournal.ie No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking Ransomware

No reports of computer virus attacks in Ireland following global hacking

The situation is being monitored currently by the NCSC.

From TheJournal.ie Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders' Superspreaders

Most people who caught Ebola got it from 'superspreaders'

If superspreading had been completely under control about two-thirds of Ebola cases could have been avoided.

From TheJournal.ie Asian and African countries face Zika risk due to high volume of people travelling there Outbreak Fears

Asian and African countries face Zika risk due to high volume of people travelling there

The World Health Organisation has declared the virus a global public health emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí restore their computer systems after virus threat Malware

Gardaí restore their computer systems after virus threat

“An Garda Síochána can re-confirm that no data was compromised, and that Pulse and the Garda website were not affected.”

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week Hack

Gardaí found a virus in their IT systems this week

However, it is believed that data, the Pulse system nor the Garda Síochána website were not affected.

From TheJournal.ie Mosquitoes in Florida may now be spreading the Zika virus Reaching America

Mosquitoes in Florida may now be spreading the Zika virus

Four new US cases are not linked to travel and health officials are looking at whether it’s down to mosquitoes.

From TheJournal.ie 9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup Coup Attempt

9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup

The EU says Turkey’s accession would be blocked if it introduced the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room South Korea

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

From TheJournal.ie The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic Virus

The Olympics won't be moved - despite doctors' saying it could cause a Zika epidemic

Nearly 1,300 babies have been born in Brazil with the irreversible defect.

From TheJournal.ie There's a text message that can end up wiping your Android device clean Under Threat

There's a text message that can end up wiping your Android device clean

The malware is sent via SMS and gives attackers admin rights to your phone, accessing all your information.

From TheJournal.ie Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week H1N1

Second death on island of Ireland from swine flu in a week

This follows the death of a child in Dublin last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil Zika Virus

'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil

Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.

From TheJournal.ie Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital No Outbreak

Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital

The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.

From TheJournal.ie What you need to know about the 'brain-shrinking' virus now appearing in the US Explainer

What you need to know about the 'brain-shrinking' virus now appearing in the US

The Zika virus is thought to be behind a disturbing rise in the number of babies being born with underdeveloped brains in Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over Virus

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Forty-two days have passed since the last person with Ebola tested negative for the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain Mystery

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain

Saying that a patient is “cured” of the virus doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been completely eradicated from the body.

From TheJournal.ie People are falling for this new Facebook scam - here's how to stay safe Dislike

People are falling for this new Facebook scam - here's how to stay safe

Scammers are using fake dislike buttons to lure users in.

From TheJournal.ie "This is big news": 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial Major Breakthrough

"This is big news": 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial

The vaccine provided 100% protection in a Guinea field trial.

From TheJournal.ie French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

From TheJournal.ie After a fortnight in isolation, good news for UK Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey

After a fortnight in isolation, good news for UK Ebola patient

The Scottish native had been critically ill after contracting the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition Pauline Cafferkey

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

From TheJournal.ie Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries Finding A Cure

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

From TheJournal.ie Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital Vomiting Bug

Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital

The restrictions were put in place on 15 December.

From TheJournal.ie There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives PREVENTABLE

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Stay away: Winter vomiting bug outbreak at Kerry General Virus

Stay away: Winter vomiting bug outbreak at Kerry General

It’s that time of year again…

From TheJournal.ie Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO Outbreak

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.

From TheJournal.ie Irish computers are being attacked by one of the most sophisticated viruses ever Regin

Irish computers are being attacked by one of the most sophisticated viruses ever

The virus named Regin is thought to have been created by a government in the last six years.

From TheJournal.ie These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa On A Jetplane

These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa

The centre was built by the UK Government.

From TheJournal.ie Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds' Recovery

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

From TheJournal.ie After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free Outbreak

After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free

The country’s health minister said this does not mean they are completely out of danger.

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