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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Diarrhoea

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# Cryptosporidiosis
Gut infection outbreak in Roscommon caused by water supply
A boil water notice has been issued for Rocommon town and surrounding areas.
# World Water Day
Unsafe water kills over 1 million children every year – Oxfam
On World Water Day, Oxfam Ireland highlights the need for access to safe water worldwide – with 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa alone lacking access to safe toilets.
# Food Poisoning
'World's best restaurant' vows to reimburse 63 poisoned diners
The restaurant in Denmark said the poisoning was caused by the highly contagious stomach bug that was brought in by a staff member.
# Agriculture
Newborn calves to undergo mandatory tests for bovine diarrhoea
All new calves born from tomorrow will be required to undergo testing for the dangerous Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus.
# 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.
# Too much information?
New social network matches friends by... intestinal bacteria
Talk about social: it’s new, it’s exclusive, and signing up involves having to send a stool sample to Germany.