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#Virus

# virus - Today’s News

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# virus - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports EBOLA

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

# virus - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola could be the ‘humanitarian disaster of our generation’ Risk

Ebola could be the ‘humanitarian disaster of our generation’

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# virus - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.

# virus - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

From TheJournal.ie A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola Dallas

A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola

The worker also treated a man who died from the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

# virus - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the “good vibes” Nina Pham

US Ebola patient takes to Twitter to thank people for the “good vibes”

Meanwhile, a second US patient, Nina Pham, said she was “blessed”.

From TheJournal.ie Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won’t be put down Happy Tail

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won’t be put down

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

From TheJournal.ie A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany Virus

A UN employee has died from Ebola in Germany

The patient died during the night.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

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From TheJournal.ie Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport Not A Drill

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

# virus - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns Suspect Cases

Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns

This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever’ EBOLA

‘Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever’

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

# virus - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan Prep

Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

From The Daily Edge Fake nude videos of Emma Watson are being used to spread a computer virus Trojan

Fake nude videos of Emma Watson are being used to spread a computer virus

The malware scam begins with links on Facebook.

# virus - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British airports to introduce Ebola screening Virus

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of “gravest concern” Task Force

Ebola: Government task force meets as Taoiseach says outbreak is of “gravest concern”

84 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in Spain after a nurse was admitted to hospital in Madrid.

# virus - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie WHO says Ebola is “unavoidable” in Europe as three more isolated in Spain Suspect Cases

WHO says Ebola is “unavoidable” in Europe as three more isolated in Spain

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# virus - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment West Africa

NBC cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Pictured is Dr Mitchell Levy, father of the patient, Ashoka Mukpo.

# virus - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola Liberia

NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola

The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie A second child “cured” of HIV has relapsed Health

A second child “cured” of HIV has relapsed

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

# virus - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola Texas

Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola

The man became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas.

# virus - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

# virus - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘The lockdown of Sierre Leone won’t have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola’ CONTAINMENT

Opinion: ‘The lockdown of Sierre Leone won’t have a significant impact in dealing with Ebola’

All the Ebola treatment centres in Sierra Leone are currently full; they simply cannot take any more patients, writes Darren Hanniffy.

# virus - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Four day ‘lockdown’ planned to halt spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone Outbreak

Four day ‘lockdown’ planned to halt spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone

People won’t be allowed out of their homes during the period of the lockdown, and over 20,000 people are being hired to enforce it.

# virus - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The death toll from Ebola has jumped to more than 1,900 Virus

The death toll from Ebola has jumped to more than 1,900

However, there are hopes that the global response to the crisis will soon have an impact.

# virus - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British Ebola victim discharged from hospital following experimental treatment ZMapp

British Ebola victim discharged from hospital following experimental treatment

William Pooley had been treated at Britain’s isolation unit secure enough for Ebola patients.

# virus - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What exactly is an ‘outbreak’? EBOLA

Column: What exactly is an ‘outbreak’?

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.

# virus - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

From TheJournal.ie WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think Underestimated

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think

The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.

# virus - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie WHO says you’re unlikely to get Ebola on a plane Outbreak

WHO says you’re unlikely to get Ebola on a plane

The number of people who have died has now hit 1,069.

# virus - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out This post contains videos

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

# virus - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000 Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# virus - Monday 11 August, 2014

Don’t be tempted by app offering to change your Facebook’s colour – it’s a scam

This malicious software has appeared before, but recently a new reincarnation has surfaced.

# virus - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nigeria’s largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎ Lagos

# virus - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

# virus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak Virus

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

# virus - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola Ebola Outbreak

World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola

A second American is due to land in America today, while it is “unlikely” a third American has contacted the disease.

# virus - Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# virus - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit Virus

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

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