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#Virus

# virus - Thursday 2 May, 2013

SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia

The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

# virus - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

That cold sore might be causing you memory loss

The study showed that people who had higher levels of infection were more likely to score poorly on a test.

# virus - Saturday 9 March, 2013

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

# virus - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# virus - Friday 4 January, 2013

Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug

Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.

# virus - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The42 Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action Sick

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his scheduled return date at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.

# virus - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug

Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.

# virus - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Hackers steal €36m from European banks using computer virus

The virus infected both computer and smartphones in order to monitor and manipulate online banking sessions.

# virus - Thursday 22 November, 2012

From The42 Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship Sick Bed

Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship

Marc Warren and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano share the clubhouse lead in Dubai, with Padraig Harrington a shot back.

# virus - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope

The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.

# virus - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.

# virus - Monday 24 September, 2012

SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national

The 49-year-old man became ill in early September, having travelled to Saudi Arabia. He is now after being transferred to a London hospital.

# virus - Friday 17 August, 2012

Scientists warn zoos as polar bear dies from zebra virus

Researchers said zoos unintentionally provide pathogens with the opportunity to evolve and spread by putting such a variety of species from different continents and habitats together.

# virus - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Dallas declares a state of emergency over virus outbreak US

Dallas declares a state of emergency over virus outbreak

Reported cases of the potentially lethal West Nile virus have reached record levels, Texas officials say.

# virus - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Deadly Ebola outbreak 'under control' in Uganda, says MSF

Medical teams are hopeful that the threat has subsided as there have been no confirmed Ebola deaths in the past 12 days.

# virus - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

From The42 Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis Get Well Soon

Robert Huth hospitalised with suspected meningitis

The Stoke defender was hospitalised with a mystery virus on Monday.

# virus - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know today.

# virus - Monday 30 July, 2012

14 dead in first major outbreak of Ebola since 2009

Nine of the fourteen deaths occurred in a single household in Uganda.

# virus - Monday 9 July, 2012

Phew: Internet doomsday virus appears to fizzle out

The virus had the potential to black out tens of thousands of computers worldwide.

# virus - Friday 15 June, 2012

Gardaí warn of 'Police Trojan' computer locking virus

The scam locks computers and displays a police logo, and requests that users pay a fine to be unlocked

# virus - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Mac users urged to download software update after virus scare

Around 550,000 machines worldwide are thought to have fallen victim to the ‘Flashback’ trojan, an unusual scare for Mac users.

# virus - Friday 6 April, 2012

Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak

The number of people at the hospital affected by the winter vomiting bug has now reached 300.

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# virus - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Eleven residents at Donegal nursing home suffering with flu symptoms

It appears that there may be a “slight mismatch” between the current flu vaccination and the circulating strain of the virus.

# virus - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

PSNI warns of 'computer locking' PC virus scam

A virus has been locking computers, displaying a police logo and demanding payment of a fine to have it unlocked again.

# virus - Monday 27 February, 2012

Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland

The Schmallenberg virus causing miscarriages in sheep and cattle herds has now been found on 74 English farms.

# virus - Thursday 5 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Would you trust this man to tell you a website is secure? Oops

Would you trust this man to tell you a website is secure?

Phil Hogan told the public not to worry about security on the household charge website – but his own site is so dangerous that most browsers won’t even open it.

# virus - Thursday 10 November, 2011

iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million 'clickjacking' ring

Seven men have been charged over a malware scam that infected four million computers worldwide.

# virus - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Result of swine flu jab investigation expected later this year

The Health Service Executive is investigating the link between a swine flu jab and narcolepsy. This year’s vaccine does not contain the controversial Pandremix strain.

# virus - Sunday 2 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# virus - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Schools close in Vietnam after virus outbreak kills over 100 children

Over 57,000 have fallen ill in Vietnam this year from a hand, foot and mouth virus which typically affects up to 15,000 children a year.

# virus - Monday 29 August, 2011

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.

# virus - Monday 25 April, 2011

Iran claims to have uncovered second cyber attack

A follow-up to the notorious Stuxnet worm – known as ‘Stars’ – is apparently uncovered by Iranian scientists.

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