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# ecdc - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency
# ECDC
# ECDC

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency

May 26th 2022, 8:35 AM 11,078 Views 14 Comments

Monkeypox symptoms usually clear up after two to four weeks, and it is not usually fatal.

# ecdc - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Face masks no longer mandatory on EU flights from next week
# Face Masks
# Face Masks

Face masks no longer mandatory on EU flights from next week

May 11th 2022, 10:38 AM 28,774 Views 31 Comments

The new recommendations are set to come into effect from 16 May.

# ecdc - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates
# Averted Deaths
# Averted Deaths

Covid vaccines have saved 9,000 lives in Ireland among 60+ age group, study estimates

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 15,088 Views 48 Comments

New research by the ECDC and the WHO says that nearly 500,000 people across Europe are alive thanks to Covid vaccines.

# ecdc - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge
# ECDC
# ECDC

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:14 PM 50,829 Views 55 Comments

The variant will account for 90% of cases in the European Union by the end of August, the agency predicts.

# ecdc - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Younger with no underlying vulnerabilities may have second Pfizer dose delayed - Varadkar
# Spacing Doses
# Spacing Doses

Younger with no underlying vulnerabilities may have second Pfizer dose delayed - Varadkar

Apr 15th 2021, 11:23 AM 31,718 Views 64 Comments

Varadkar said the issue of spacing out the Pfizer doses is under consideration, but no decision has been taken yet.

# ecdc - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Head of EU's disease control agency says 'we should be prepared that Covid-19 will remain with us'
# Long Term
# Long Term

Head of EU's disease control agency says 'we should be prepared that Covid-19 will remain with us'

Feb 13th 2021, 9:30 AM 38,666 Views 104 Comments

Andrea Ammon urged European countries in particular not to drop their guard against a virus that “seems very well adapted to humans”.

# ecdc - Monday 1 February, 2021

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ECDC says there was 'issue' with reported data which led to incorrect Irish vaccine figures

Feb 1st 2021, 8:23 PM 32,130 Views 9 Comments

The ECDC’s vaccine tracker said Ireland had more than twice its actual number of doses administered.

# ecdc - Thursday 14 January, 2021

European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials
# ECDC
# ECDC

European agency to amend travel advice following criticism from top Irish health officials

Jan 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 21,772 Views 12 Comments

The ECDC said elements of its advice around international travel “need to be modified”.

# ecdc - Friday 8 January, 2021

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency
# International Travel
# International Travel

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 46,754 Views 53 Comments

The Department wrote to the European Centre for Disease Control & Prevention one day before the UK revealed a new variant of Covid-19.

# ecdc - Monday 21 December, 2020

ECDC says there is a lack of evidence on how bad new virus strain is
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

ECDC says there is a lack of evidence on how bad new virus strain is

Dec 21st 2020, 8:18 AM 25,279 Views 16 Comments

The new coronavirus strain is estimated to be 70% more transmissible than previous strains.

# ecdc - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel
# ECDC
# ECDC

'We essentially don't agree with that advice': Dr Holohan 'surprised' at ECDC guidance on air travel

Dec 7th 2020, 6:58 PM 145,536 Views 76 Comments

The chief medical officer said the advice was still to avoid non-essential air travel this Christmas season.

# ecdc - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Public urged to socialise responsibly and keep contacts to a minimum this weekend

Dec 5th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,514 Views 28 Comments

It is the first weekend since Ireland returned to Level 3 restrictions.

# ecdc - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
# International Travel
# International Travel

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 19th 2020, 2:43 PM 143,854 Views 45 Comments

Travellers arriving from orange regions do not have to restrict their movements if they have a negative Covid-19 test taken three days before their arrival.

# ecdc - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
# Latest Data
# Latest Data

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,828 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# ecdc - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 101,766 Views 96 Comments

Ireland is the only country in the whole of Europe where pubs remain closed.

# ecdc - Monday 3 August, 2020

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports
# Green List
# Green List

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:04 PM 82,983 Views 74 Comments

Malta and Cyprus are among the countries that may be removed from Ireland’s green list this week.

# ecdc - Friday 3 July, 2020

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

FactFind: Here is how Covid-19 deaths are counted in Ireland

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 10:55 AM 93,456 Views 101 Comments

A Hiqa report has noted a 13% increase in deaths in Ireland during the pandemic.

# ecdc - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'We've shown this can be controlled': Health officials say second wave not 'inevitable'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We've shown this can be controlled': Health officials say second wave not 'inevitable'

May 20th 2020, 9:18 PM 34,761 Views 59 Comments

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control chief suggested that a second wave was highly likely.

# ecdc - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50
# Europe
# Europe

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50

Sep 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,130 Views 23 Comments

In 2015, around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are among people aged over 50.

# ecdc - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom
# Careful Now
From The42
# Careful Now

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom

Jun 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 30,835 Views 24 Comments

Perhaps not all at the same time, though. Health authorities have issued advice for those travelling to Brazil.