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# virus - Today’s News

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# virus - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US EBOLA

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

# virus - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread Outbreak

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.

# virus - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history Molecular Shark

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history

Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.

# virus - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria Outbreak

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# virus - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie See this lady’s knickers on Facebook? Don’t click on them Beware

# virus - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# virus - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre Smallpox

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

# virus - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie West Africa’s Ebola virus outbreak is now “out of control” West Africa

West Africa’s Ebola virus outbreak is now “out of control”

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.

# virus - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE… Outbreak

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE…

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

# virus - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia Death Toll

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears Saudi Arabia

Irish man gets ‘all clear’ after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# virus - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three new MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia Coronavirus

Three new MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia

The deaths bring to 142 the number of people who

# virus - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks WHO

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks

The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.

# virus - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie France suspends live pig imports from North America and Japan over deadly virus Fears

France suspends live pig imports from North America and Japan over deadly virus

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea has killed millions of pigs in the US, driving up pork prices.

# virus - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# virus - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak Liberia

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

# virus - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads Epidemic

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# virus - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors Outbreak

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# virus - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# virus - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi

The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.

# virus - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus Outbreak

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

# virus - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fifty Shades of Grey found to have herpes in public library Ew

Fifty Shades of Grey found to have herpes in public library

Do you know where that erotic novel has been?

# virus - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus – report Sars

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus – report

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# virus - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July Unusual

Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July

Almost 500 bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on the east coast of America so far this year, in what researchers are describing as an “unusual mortality event”.

# virus - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Saudi man dies of MERS virus, bringing death toll to 41 Virus

Saudi man dies of MERS virus, bringing death toll to 41

There is still no vaccine for the virus which has a fatality rate of more than 51 per cent.

# virus - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

# virus - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital Vomiting Bug

Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital

There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.

# virus - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels Virus

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels

New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.

# virus - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time H7N9

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time

Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.

# virus - Friday 19 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Imported frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A outbreak Berry Bad

Imported frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A outbreak

The Food Safety Authority issues warning as Ireland and Italy both hit by same strain of virus.

# virus - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 38 people dead from the ‘new SARS’ – and we’re not sure how it spreads Uh-Oh

38 people dead from the ‘new SARS’ – and we’re not sure how it spreads

MERS has killed 38 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia – and, like SARS, it spreads between hospitals with worrying ease.

# virus - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SARS-like virus claims 65-year-old French victim Virus

SARS-like virus claims 65-year-old French victim

The man is thought to have contracted the virus in Dubai.

# virus - Monday 13 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Deadly new virus sparks call for ‘urgent actions’ to prevent spread Virus

Deadly new virus sparks call for ‘urgent actions’ to prevent spread

There have been 33 confirmed cases of human infection since September last year, including 18 deaths.

# virus - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia

The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

# virus - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie That cold sore might be causing you memory loss Memory Loss

That cold sore might be causing you memory loss

The study showed that people who had higher levels of infection were more likely to score poorly on a test.

# virus - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 9 tips for keeping your body infection-free Infection

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

# virus - Monday 7 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two die from swine flu in China Health

Two die from swine flu in China

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# virus - Friday 4 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug Vomiting Bug

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

# virus - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Score Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action Sick

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his scheduled return date at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.

# virus - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr’s Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug Vomiting Bug

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr’s Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug

Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.

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