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# outbreak - Friday 14 February, 2020

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak
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China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,893 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# outbreak - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

First case of coronavirus detected in London
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First case of coronavirus detected in London

Feb 12th 2020, 7:14 PM 55,320 Views 59 Comments

Chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said this is the nation’s ninth confirmed case.

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing
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Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

Feb 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 11,965 Views 40 Comments

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'
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Deadly coronavirus given official name 'Covid-19'

Feb 11th 2020, 3:32 PM 23,130 Views 35 Comments

The WHO said the name was chosen so as not to refer to a place, animal or group of people.

# outbreak - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England
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Third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in England

Feb 6th 2020, 1:32 PM 16,496 Views 26 Comments

More than 28,000 people are now known to be infected worldwide in the outbreak.

# outbreak - Monday 3 February, 2020

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS
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Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:01 AM 169,431 Views 100 Comments

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

# outbreak - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO
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Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 46,437 Views 68 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China
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Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

Jan 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 38,944 Views 59 Comments

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

# outbreak - Friday 24 January, 2020

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown
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Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Updated Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 17,069 Views 28 Comments

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

# outbreak - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland
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Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Jan 23rd 2020, 3:07 PM 26,467 Views 40 Comments

Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread
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Flights and trains from Chinese city of Wuhan suspended to halt virus spread

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:45 PM 13,586 Views 11 Comments

Residents of Wuhan have been told not to leave the city without a special reason

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China
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First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 PM 17,064 Views 21 Comments

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans
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Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Jan 21st 2020, 7:15 AM 14,786 Views 24 Comments

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

# outbreak - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China
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Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Jan 19th 2020, 8:02 AM 12,017 Views 16 Comments

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

# outbreak - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn
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Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Jan 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 14,117 Views 15 Comments

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old
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Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Dec 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,593 Views 74 Comments

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 September, 2019

New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases
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New Zealand measles outbreak rises above 1,000 confirm cases

Sep 5th 2019, 8:22 AM 8,842 Views 42 Comments

Measles is a highly infectious illness and spreads very easily.

# outbreak - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities
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Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

Apr 27th 2019, 2:00 PM 15,764 Views 63 Comments

Donald Trump has urged everyone to get vaccinated.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

US measles cases hit 25 year high
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US measles cases hit 25 year high

Apr 24th 2019, 10:30 PM 9,290 Views 12 Comments

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

# outbreak - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn
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New York declares public health emergency as measles outbreak hits Brooklyn

Apr 9th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,693 Views 69 Comments

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered all residents to be vaccinated.

# outbreak - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre
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Outbreak of measles in Dublin affecting young workers in city centre

Apr 4th 2019, 9:24 PM 31,609 Views 40 Comments

There have been 10 cases since the start of February.

# outbreak - Monday 4 March, 2019

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin
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Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

Mar 4th 2019, 5:56 PM 36,218 Views 64 Comments

There have been five cases since the start of February.

# outbreak - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
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Dublin man leading Concern team as they tackle major Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Feb 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,502 Views 15 Comments

The latest outbreak has so far infected 840 people and killed 537 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

# outbreak - Friday 8 February, 2019

Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists
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Quick action and 'war-room of vets' can restrict equine flu effects, racing chief insists

Feb 8th 2019, 10:50 AM 2,259 Views 2 Comments

British Racing boss Nick Rust is confident of avoiding a long-term shutdown.

# outbreak - Thursday 31 January, 2019

HSE reports 25 deaths in flu season but says it appears to have hit its peak
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HSE reports 25 deaths in flu season but says it appears to have hit its peak

Jan 31st 2019, 5:38 PM 8,070 Views 2 Comments

There have been more than 1,000 hospital admissions during this flu season.

# outbreak - Sunday 30 December, 2018

The number of reported measles cases in Ireland more than trebled this year
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The number of reported measles cases in Ireland more than trebled this year

Dec 30th 2018, 7:15 AM 19,978 Views 127 Comments

Seven in 10 of the confirmed cases involved people who were not vaccinated.

# outbreak - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west
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45 people diagnosed after mumps outbreak in the west

Oct 9th 2018, 2:38 PM 11,380 Views 16 Comments

People aged 15 to 29 years old have been affected by the outbreak, the HSE has said.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks
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13 cases of measles in Dublin's north inner city in recent weeks

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:38 AM 18,478 Views 50 Comments

Transmission has occurred in a number of hospitals and in households with “poor vaccine uptake”, the HSE said.

# outbreak - Monday 20 August, 2018

Measles cases reach record high across Europe
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Measles cases reach record high across Europe

Aug 20th 2018, 4:34 PM 16,625 Views 40 Comments

Over 41,000 children and adults in Europe have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018.

# outbreak - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads
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Ebola vaccines arrive in Congo as disease spreads

May 17th 2018, 8:48 AM 6,097 Views 10 Comments

The number of reported cases is 42, including two confirmed.

# outbreak - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west
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Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west

Apr 11th 2018, 10:45 PM 25,992 Views 77 Comments

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

# outbreak - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country
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Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Apr 5th 2018, 3:43 PM 41,168 Views 52 Comments

Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.

# outbreak - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s
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Third vaccine dose may be needed to stop people getting mumps in their 30s

Mar 24th 2018, 4:00 PM 12,789 Views 36 Comments

There have been a number of mumps outbreaks among adults in the US recently, including on college campuses.

# outbreak - Saturday 10 March, 2018

School principal speaks of 'terrible tragedy' after young girl dies from suspected meningitis
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School principal speaks of 'terrible tragedy' after young girl dies from suspected meningitis

Mar 10th 2018, 8:41 AM 43,791 Views 14 Comments

A second child was also said to be in a critical condition.

# outbreak - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin
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11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

Feb 13th 2018, 12:14 PM 14,604 Views 76 Comments

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

# outbreak - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Scientist warn of global pandemics: 'We know that it is coming, but we have no way of stopping it'
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Scientist warn of global pandemics: 'We know that it is coming, but we have no way of stopping it'

Jan 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 69,319 Views 67 Comments

At Davos, the World Health Organisation spoke about disease as a threat to humanity.

# outbreak - Friday 5 January, 2018

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study
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Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study

Jan 5th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,053 Views 9 Comments

A new study has concluded that people who are central in their digital networks are also central in their real-life human networks.

# outbreak - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads
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People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads

Nov 15th 2017, 10:17 AM 28,011 Views 31 Comments

Symptoms can present as red eyes, a runny nose, a high temperature and a rash.

# outbreak - Friday 27 October, 2017

Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath
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Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath

Oct 27th 2017, 6:54 PM 54,897 Views 77 Comments

There are now 7 confirmed cases of measles affecting Dublin and Meath, with most of these cases in Dublin City.

# outbreak - Friday 20 October, 2017

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin
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People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

Oct 20th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,467 Views 73 Comments

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.