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# virus - Monday 11 August, 2014

Don't be tempted by app offering to change your Facebook's colour - it's a scam

This malicious software has appeared before, but recently a new reincarnation has surfaced.

# virus - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# virus - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

# virus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

# virus - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola

A second American is due to land in America today, while it is “unlikely” a third American has contacted the disease.

# virus - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# virus - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

# virus - Friday 1 August, 2014

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

# virus - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Canadian doctor quarantined as ebola outbreak continues to spread

The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.

# virus - Saturday 26 July, 2014

More than 1,000 people have contracted Ebola in the worst outbreak in history

Religious belief, social mores, misinformation and a general mistrust of conventional medicine are all contributing to the spread of the deadly virus.

# virus - Friday 25 July, 2014

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# virus - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

# virus - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# virus - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Forgotten smallpox vials discovered in US research centre

World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.

# virus - Monday 23 June, 2014

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.

# virus - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Heading long-haul this summer? Get the polio vaccination, says the HSE...

The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.

# virus - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

Irish man gets 'all clear' after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# virus - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Three new MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia

The deaths bring to 142 the number of people who

# virus - Friday 9 May, 2014

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks WHO

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks

The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.

# virus - Saturday 3 May, 2014

France suspends live pig imports from North America and Japan over deadly virus

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea has killed millions of pigs in the US, driving up pork prices.

# virus - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# virus - Friday 11 April, 2014

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

# virus - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

# virus - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Funerals are spreading deadly Ebola virus, warn doctors

The outbreak of the virus has already claimed 61 lives.

# virus - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# virus - Thursday 27 February, 2014

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.

# virus - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

# virus - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fifty Shades of Grey found to have herpes in public library Ew

Fifty Shades of Grey found to have herpes in public library

Do you know where that erotic novel has been?

# virus - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

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

# virus - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July

Almost 500 bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on the east coast of America so far this year, in what researchers are describing as an “unusual mortality event”.

# virus - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Saudi man dies of MERS virus, bringing death toll to 41

There is still no vaccine for the virus which has a fatality rate of more than 51 per cent.

# virus - Monday 19 August, 2013

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

# virus - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital

There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.

# virus - Friday 9 August, 2013

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels

New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.

# virus - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time

Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.

# virus - Friday 19 July, 2013

Imported frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A outbreak

The Food Safety Authority issues warning as Ireland and Italy both hit by same strain of virus.

# virus - Friday 21 June, 2013

38 people dead from the 'new SARS' - and we're not sure how it spreads

MERS has killed 38 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia – and, like SARS, it spreads between hospitals with worrying ease.

# virus - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

SARS-like virus claims 65-year-old French victim

The man is thought to have contracted the virus in Dubai.

# virus - Monday 13 May, 2013

Deadly new virus sparks call for 'urgent actions' to prevent spread

There have been 33 confirmed cases of human infection since September last year, including 18 deaths.