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#Outbreak

# outbreak - Saturday 14 October, 2017

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak
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New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

Oct 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,444 Views 10 Comments

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

# outbreak - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak
# Food Poisoning
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# Food Poisoning

People warned to cook meat fully after 50 fall ill in north Dublin salmonella outbreak

May 30th 2017, 8:47 AM 34,595 Views 22 Comments

At least 16 cases of salmonella have been identified following the outbreak.

# outbreak - Monday 29 May, 2017

More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak
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More than 50 fall ill after north Dublin salmonella outbreak

May 29th 2017, 6:26 PM 134,012 Views 8 Comments

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak
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# Dublin

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

May 24th 2017, 1:27 PM 62,244 Views 31 Comments

An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.

# outbreak - Friday 12 May, 2017

After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

After a year of fighting the virus, Brazil calls off Zika emergency

May 12th 2017, 7:34 AM 7,497 Views 18 Comments

In January to April this year, there had been 7,911 Zika cases, down 95% on the same period in 2016.

# outbreak - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations
# Warning
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# Warning

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations

Mar 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 23,150 Views 66 Comments

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Ukraine are the most affected.

# outbreak - Friday 30 December, 2016

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford
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Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford

Dec 30th 2016, 5:55 PM 10,951 Views 17 Comments

The H5N8 virus is highly pathogenic, and has been found across the UK and Europe in recent times.

# outbreak - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
# Gonorrhea
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# Gonorrhea

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus

Dec 14th 2016, 5:08 PM 22,562 Views 55 Comments

There have been 14 cases in UL.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection
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# Dublin

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

Oct 11th 2016, 4:14 PM 9,472 Views 4 Comments

The hospital said today that children are not permitted to visit any circumstance.

# outbreak - Monday 5 September, 2016

Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese
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Child dies in Scotland after E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

Sep 5th 2016, 6:51 PM 19,445 Views 3 Comments

The strain also made 20 people ill.

# outbreak - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork
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People urged to get vaccinated as latest case of measles confirmed in Cork

Aug 16th 2016, 2:31 PM 22,055 Views 48 Comments

There have now been 38 cases of measles confirmed in recent months.

# outbreak - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru
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Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

Jul 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 16,478 Views 10 Comments

102 people have been infected with the virus in Peru – including 34 pregnant women.

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak
# Control Teams
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# Control Teams

Six infants diagnosed with measles as HSE investigates outbreak

Jun 21st 2016, 5:31 PM 21,157 Views 28 Comments

30 cases of measles are being investigated around the country.

# outbreak - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country
# It's Spreading
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# It's Spreading

There have been further outbreaks of measles around the country

Jun 1st 2016, 10:30 PM 30,370 Views 93 Comments

The cases of the illness are being seen in several different areas of the country.

# outbreak - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer
# Risk Assessment
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# Risk Assessment

WHO: Zika virus likely to hit Europe this summer

May 18th 2016, 10:12 PM 26,781 Views 41 Comments

WHO said there was a “low to moderate” risk of an outbreak in Europe during late spring and summer.

# outbreak - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over
# Virus
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# Virus

Guinea's Ebola outbreak is declared officially over

Dec 29th 2015, 10:46 AM 5,026 Views 5 Comments

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

# outbreak - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?
# Deadly Virus
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# Deadly Virus

Explainer: A MERS outbreak has killed 14 in South Korea. What are the experts saying?

Jun 13th 2015, 5:54 PM 11,832 Views 0 Comments

It’s the largest outbreak of the deadly virus outside Saudi Arabia.

# outbreak - Monday 1 June, 2015

The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak
# Zombies
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# Zombies

The US has a (semi) official plan to deal with a zombie outbreak

Jun 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 17,032 Views 34 Comments

It involves gallons of water and spare sheets.

# outbreak - Friday 22 May, 2015

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone
# Home Safe
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# Home Safe

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

May 22nd 2015, 3:40 PM 11,354 Views 11 Comments

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

# outbreak - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia
# Safe Sex
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# Safe Sex

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

May 6th 2015, 9:46 AM 32,287 Views 60 Comments

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

# outbreak - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital
# Don't Go There
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# Don't Go There

No children and limited number of visitors allowed in St James's Hospital

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:15 PM 20,077 Views 9 Comments

Certain wards may need to be closed to all except specially approved compassionate visiting.

# outbreak - Friday 28 November, 2014

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

Nov 28th 2014, 6:58 PM 9,886 Views 16 Comments

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.

# outbreak - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola
# Vaccination
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# Vaccination

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola

Nov 27th 2014, 7:51 AM 7,709 Views 20 Comments

But it is still some way from hitting the market.

# outbreak - Monday 24 November, 2014

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak
# Tallaght Hospital
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# Tallaght Hospital

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak

Nov 24th 2014, 5:39 PM 8,447 Views 17 Comments

A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.

# outbreak - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 4:34 PM 11,920 Views 14 Comments

The centre was built by the UK Government.

# outbreak - Monday 17 November, 2014

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain
# What The Duck
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# What The Duck

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain

Nov 17th 2014, 8:09 AM 9,555 Views 13 Comments

However, the risk to the public is said to be “very low”.

# outbreak - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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

Nov 15th 2014, 12:20 PM 7,451 Views 29 Comments

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

# outbreak - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient
# Virus
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New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Nov 12th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,432 Views 24 Comments

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia
# Good News
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# Good News

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia

Nov 11th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,975 Views 12 Comments

Progress is being made in the battle against the disease in the African nation. Another 250-bed centre is treating around 50 patients.

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced
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Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced

Nov 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,039 Views 6 Comments

Sources say there is widespread concern about the readiness of frontline staff in the ambulance service.

# outbreak - Monday 10 November, 2014

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon
# EBOLA
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# EBOLA

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon

Nov 10th 2014, 9:38 AM 4,248 Views 5 Comments

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

# outbreak - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast
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Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

Nov 9th 2014, 8:19 PM 27,900 Views 34 Comments

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

# outbreak - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola
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Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Oct 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 17,421 Views 40 Comments

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

# outbreak - Friday 24 October, 2014

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
# Doctors Without Borders
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# Doctors Without Borders

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Oct 24th 2014, 6:53 AM 15,304 Views 46 Comments

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:32 AM 16,132 Views 47 Comments

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

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola
# All Clear
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# All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Oct 21st 2014, 4:59 PM 11,783 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'
# Are You Ready?
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# Are You Ready?

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

Oct 21st 2014, 7:50 AM 6,235 Views 24 Comments

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

# outbreak - Monday 20 October, 2014

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 10,569 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.