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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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Trump's doctor says he is no longer 'a transmission risk' as he delivers first public speech since diagnosis
The US President told the crowd outside the White House that he was “feeling great”.
# Infection
Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China is not the return of SARS virus, officials say
SARS killed 349 people in mainland China and another 299 in Hong Kong in 2003.
# contagious
Warning issued as four cases of measles are reported in Dublin
Two adults and two children were affected.
# contagious
Person with measles travelled by plane to Dublin and then onto Galway
This case is unrelated to the recently reported outbreak that resulted in 34 confirmed measles cases between April and mid-July.
# Wrap Up
Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold
The cold virus thrives in a cold environment, a recent Yale study found.
# Outbreak
Five questions that everyone has about Ebola
Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?
# Training
Irish health expert: 'All our hospitals have to be ready for Ebola'
The Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre said we’ve moved into an emergency plan.
# Infection
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.
# yaaaaargh
Can you make it through this video without yawning?
As you know, it’s the most contagious thing ever.
# Influenza
Public asked to avoid Beaumont Hospital over flu outbreak
At least 113 cases of flu have been recorded at the hospital since the outbreak began last month.
# 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.
# vomiting bug
HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues
There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.
# vomiting bug
St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug
The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.
# Pregnancy
Teenage pregnancy could be 'contagious' between sisters: study
A Norwegian study into teenage pregnancy has found that an older sister becoming pregnant makes her younger sister twice more likely to do the same.