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# Outbreak

This year
Nine suspected measles cases reported in Ireland
Two or more cases of measles are classed as an outbreak.
Seven of these cases have been defined as 'possible' measles, while two are listed as 'probable' measles
The suspected cases, all involving children aged nine and younger, were reported between 28 January and 3 February
Yesterday it was confirmed that a man in Leinster died after contracting measles
Donnelly to tell Cabinet probability of introduction and spread of measles in Ireland is high
There have been increasing numbers of measles cases notified in Europe since the beginning of 2023.
MMR vaccine uptake in Ireland is currently below the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended target uptake.
The HSE is exploring developing a proposal for an MMR catch-up programme in Leaving Cert pupils.
It may also expand to college students.
All time
WHO to rename monkeypox to 'mpox' to reduce prejudice and stigma
Health probe underway into increase in E. Coli cases in Mid-West HSE area
Monkeypox: Around 600 people to receive vaccine during first phase of wider rollout
Four in five Covid-19 deaths had at least three medical conditions involved
'Not the only transmission route': Calling monkeypox an STI may create false sense of security
Polio detected in NYC’s sewage, suggesting virus circulating
Number of Irish monkeypox cases rises to 101
Spain reports second monkeypox-linked death
Current Covid wave has peaked but hospital capacity remains under pressure, says CMO
EU medicines agency recommends use of smallpox vaccine against monkeypox
WHO to decide whether monkeypox is global health emergency
Recent decline in childhood vaccinations reaching crisis point, UN says
28 cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
Nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in Ireland
Mystery hepatitis cases spread to Ireland and other EU nations from Britain
Concerns raised by public health officials following Cryptosporidium outbreak in Mid-West
Millions locked down as China wrestles worst virus outbreak in two years
Hong Kong Covid outbreak sees patients being treated on beds outside hospital
Liverpool request Arsenal cup postponement due to Covid cases
Newcastle's Premier League match away to Southampton is off due to Covid-19 cases and injuries
Simeone and Griezmann test positive at Atleti, Barca's Covid outbreak rises to 10 players
Covid outbreak forces Saracens to forfeit European Challenge Cup clash with Pau
Manchester United latest Premier League club hit by Covid cases
'The situation is serious. There's a big infection' - Conte confirms 13 Covid cases at Spurs
Tottenham hit by Covid-19 outbreak as players and staff test positive
China mass testing shows Covid-19 cases at six-month high
Captain Kolisi among latest Covid positives but Springboks resume training
Fresh concerns for Lions tour after three Covid cases in Springboks camp
'Frustration' as Leaving Cert students in Limerick to miss written exams due to Covid outbreak
'Serious concerns' over rapid Covid-19 increase after social gatherings in Limerick
'Approximately 70 cases' identified in Covid-19 outbreak at Intel construction site
UL to start high visibility patrols on campus after a spike in Covid-19 cases
New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found
Eight new Covid-19 cases and lockdown extension for O'Gara's La Rochelle
Second postponement in a week for Aston Villa as Everton match falls victim to Covid-19
Aston Villa to field youth side in FA Cup tie against Liverpool
Students at Kerry school advised to stay at home up until 30 December after 17 Covid cases confirmed
Newcastle’s Premier League clash with Villa postponed over coronavirus outbreak