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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.

# virus - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus

The virus infected both computer and smartphones in order to monitor and manipulate online banking sessions.

# virus - Thursday 22 November, 2012

From The Score Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship Sick Bed

Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship

Marc Warren and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano share the clubhouse lead in Dubai, with Padraig Harrington a shot back.

# virus - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope Naked Science

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope

The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.

# virus - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital Outbreak

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.

# virus - Monday 24 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national Qatar

SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national

The 49-year-old man became ill in early September, having travelled to Saudi Arabia. He is now after being transferred to a London hospital.

# virus - Friday 17 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Scientists warn zoos as polar bear dies from zebra virus Zoo Health

Scientists warn zoos as polar bear dies from zebra virus

Researchers said zoos unintentionally provide pathogens with the opportunity to evolve and spread by putting such a variety of species from different continents and habitats together.

# virus - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Dallas declares a state of emergency over virus outbreak US

Dallas declares a state of emergency over virus outbreak

Reported cases of the potentially lethal West Nile virus have reached record levels, Texas officials say.

# virus - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ in Uganda, says MSF Uganda

Deadly Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ in Uganda, says MSF

Medical teams are hopeful that the threat has subsided as there have been no confirmed Ebola deaths in the past 12 days.

# virus - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From The Score Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis Get Well Soon

Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis

The Stoke defender was hospitalised with a mystery virus on Monday.

# virus - Thursday 2 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know today.

# virus - Monday 30 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009 Outbreak

14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009

Nine of the fourteen deaths occurred in a single household in Uganda.

# virus - Monday 9 July, 2012

Phew: Internet doomsday virus appears to fizzle out

The virus had the potential to black out tens of thousands of computers worldwide.

# virus - Friday 15 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of ‘Police Trojan’ computer locking virus Virus

Gardaí warn of ‘Police Trojan’ computer locking virus

The scam locks computers and displays a police logo, and requests that users pay a fine to be unlocked

# virus - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Mac users urged to download software update after virus scare

Around 550,000 machines worldwide are thought to have fallen victim to the ‘Flashback’ trojan, an unusual scare for Mac users.

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