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#Virus

# virus - Friday 19 December, 2014

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.

# virus - Friday 5 December, 2014

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.

# virus - Thursday 4 December, 2014

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…

# virus - Friday 28 November, 2014

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.

# virus - Monday 24 November, 2014

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.

# virus - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

# virus - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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.

# virus - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread? West Africa

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?

Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.

# virus - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient Virus

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

# virus - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Score Payne and Henry remain fitness concerns as both issues continue to be investigated Injury Update

Payne and Henry remain fitness concerns as both issues continue to be investigated

The Ulster duo were both major injury concerns after Saturday’s win over the Springboks.

From TheJournal.ie Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren’t convinced Outbreak

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

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

# virus - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Scientists discover virus that makes people ‘more stupid’ Stupid Virus
From TheJournal.ie Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon EBOLA

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

# virus - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Score Payne a concern for Georgia clash as Ireland wait on Henry assessment Sicklist

Payne a concern for Georgia clash as Ireland wait on Henry assessment

The outside centre looked to have sprained his foot last night against South Africa.

# virus - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A virus found in lakes could be literally changing the way people think ATCV-1

A virus found in lakes could be literally changing the way people think

A study found that people with the virus living in their throats processed visual information about 10% slower than people without the virus.

# virus - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola United Nations

Ireland is giving another €1m to help the global fight against Ebola

To date, Ireland has provided direct funding of almost €3 million to help fight the deadly virus.

# virus - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission EBOLA This post contains images

The Mater Hospital held a practice run for a potential isolation unit admission

Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.

# virus - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenager in isolation and being tested for Ebola in Australia Virus

Teenager in isolation and being tested for Ebola in Australia

The 18-year-old travelled from Guinea.

# virus - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Five questions that everyone has about Ebola Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

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

From TheJournal.ie Dallas nurse cured of Ebola receives hug from Obama Virus

Dallas nurse cured of Ebola receives hug from Obama

President Obama is trying to stem public fear about the disease, stating that people must be guided by science.

From TheJournal.ie Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case Death

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

# 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.

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