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# outbreak - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

People with measles symptoms advised to isolate themselves as highly contagious disease spreads

Symptoms can present as red eyes, a runny nose, a high temperature and a rash.

# outbreak - Friday 27 October, 2017

Outbreak of measles in Dublin has now spread to Meath

There are now 7 confirmed cases of measles affecting Dublin and Meath, with most of these cases in Dublin City.

# outbreak - Friday 20 October, 2017

People urged to get vaccinated as two measles cases confirmed in Dublin

An alert has been issued to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

# outbreak - Saturday 14 October, 2017

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

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

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

Five people have been admitted to hospital.

# outbreak - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak

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

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

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

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

There have been 14 cases in UL.

# outbreak - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Tallaght Hospital restricts visitors over outbreak of antibiotic-resistant infection

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The centre was built by the UK Government.

# outbreak - Monday 17 November, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

# outbreak - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

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

# outbreak - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

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

# outbreak - Friday 24 October, 2014

New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.

# outbreak - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

There may be a cure for Ebola "within weeks"

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

# outbreak - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

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