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#pandemic

# pandemic - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Trump considers quarantine of New York state and other Covid-19 'hotspots'

New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who spoke with Trump today, said he doesn’t “know what that means”.

There are now more than 600,000 coronavirus cases around the world

Just two days ago, the world passed half a million infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

From The42 Pandemic-imposed time-out a world away from rugby's successful sabbaticals Sidelined

Pandemic-imposed time-out a world away from rugby's successful sabbaticals

Richie McCaw is one of a few high-profile rugby players to sit out six months to prolong his career. Covid-19 provides no such certainty for the current crop.

# pandemic - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 'I struggled to breathe' - Juventus star reveals coronavirus nightmare Pandemic

'I struggled to breathe' - Juventus star reveals coronavirus nightmare

Paulo Dybala announced last Saturday he was one of three players from the Italian side to catch Covid-19.

Michael D Higgins: Covid-19 pandemic has created an 'unanswerable case' for universal basic services

“The good thing about it, I think, is that there will be an opportunity to do things better,” Uachtarán na hÉireann argued.

From The42 NFL Draft to go ahead 'in a way that reflects current conditions' Behind Closed Doors

NFL Draft to go ahead 'in a way that reflects current conditions'

Commissioner Roger Goodell says next month’s event will be conducted and televised, as scheduled.

# pandemic - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns

The not-for-profit institute said that the labour market “is set to face the largest one quarter shock in living memory”.

# pandemic - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season Pandemic

Closing a Dublin creche and concern for family during an interrupted English football season

Irish striker Eoin Doyle on coping with the Covid-19 crisis in Britain and how it has impacted his growing childcare business here.

# pandemic - Monday 23 March, 2020

Grafton Street footfall plummets by 75% as people stay away from Dublin city centre

Customer-facing businesses – employing 35,000 people – have mostly shut according to Dublin Town.

# pandemic - Sunday 22 March, 2020

# pandemic - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 How are Ireland's Olympic hopefuls dealing with the coronavirus crisis? Pandemic

How are Ireland's Olympic hopefuls dealing with the coronavirus crisis?

Ayeisha McFerran and Judy Reynolds tell The42 about how their preparations for the Games have been disrupted.

# pandemic - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Penneys to close all its Irish stores until further notice due to coronavirus

Some 5,000 employees will be affected by the closures.

# pandemic - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From The42 World Cup winner and Juventus star catches coronavirus Pandemic

World Cup winner and Juventus star catches coronavirus

Blaise Matuidi is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.

German Big Brother contestants will be told about Covid-19 outbreak live tonight

Residents who have been in the house since early February remain oblivious to the pandemic.

# pandemic - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down Future Plans

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down

The NBA and other major sports leagues in the United States could be idle for longer than initially anticipated.

# pandemic - Sunday 15 March, 2020

From The42 Brazilian footballers don face masks in protest at being made to play Angry

Brazilian footballers don face masks in protest at being made to play

No spectators were allowed into the Gremio arena for the Gaucho state championship match.

# pandemic - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Fifa call for postponement of all international football scheduled for March and April Pandemic

Fifa call for postponement of all international football scheduled for March and April

The world governing body have called for the suspension of international football, but admitted the final decision would rest with each federation.

# pandemic - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later

Irishman Greg McDonough shares his family’s experience while housebound in China during the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

# pandemic - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Scientist warn of global pandemics: 'We know that it is coming, but we have no way of stopping it'

At Davos, the World Health Organisation spoke about disease as a threat to humanity.

# pandemic - Saturday 9 August, 2014

How would Ireland fare in the event of a global pandemic?

Not too bad, actually.

# pandemic - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Decriminalising prostitution would 'slash HIV rates among sex workers'

Some sex workers don’t carry condoms, to avoid arrest. This is a big problem.

# pandemic - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# pandemic - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New book documents the rise in pandemic diseases and wonders what's next

The book ‘Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic’ tracks previous pandemics and attempts to determine what the next one will be.

# pandemic - Thursday 10 March, 2011

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed' WHO

WHO's response to swine flu pandemic was 'flawed'

Review committee says the world is not prepared to respond to a severe outbreak of flu.