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03 March 2018 15:25 Three Australians die from contaminated melon

THREE AUSTRALIANS HAVE died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has prompted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it does not cause illness. But for elderly people, pregnant women or those with serious 11

27 February 2018 00:00 18 of 20 measles victims unvaccinated

Nine cases involved children aged 0 to 5, none of whom was vaccinated. Four were hospitalised. Of the remaining 11 cases among 15 to 34 year olds, just two had received the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine. Four of this cohort were also hospitalised. Two doses of the MMR vaccine are recommended to protect against measles, one at age 12 to 15 months 5

15 February 2018 10:08 Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations

The HSE is offering the vaccine for free in Limerick. THE HSE HAS said that the numbers of people contracting measles due to the recent outbreak in Limerick continues to rise. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, HSE public health specialist Dr Rose Fitzgerald expressed her concerns at the recent outbreak. She said that it is likely numbers may continue 8

13 February 2018 12:14 11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team. 11 CASES HAVE been diagnosed so far in the ongoing outbreak of measles in Ireland. The HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) said that 10 cases have been diagnosed in Limerick and one linked case in Dublin. A number of further possible cases are being investigated 9

28 October 2017 17:18 Sky Views: Time to stop messing with the clocks?

Adam Boulton, Presenter - All Out Politics I find this mixture of leapfrog and American seasonal terminology the easiest way to remember which way to wind the hands when the clocks change. British Summer Time (BST) runs for the seven months from 2am on the last Sunday in March until 2am on the last Sunday in October. So tonight turn the clocks back an hour when you go to bed. Autumn 10

25 October 2017 15:02 A stern Senate speech won’t stop Trump. It didn’t stop McCarthy

In a dramatic speech on Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) announced that he would not be running for reelection. Pointedly, Flake denounced the dark turn that American politics had taken in the age of President Trump and decided he wanted to be no part of it. With his principles at odds with his president and his party, Flake insisted he had no choice 20

22 October 2017 12:44 WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

Decision to name Mugabe had provoked outrage from medics and rights groups Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has been removed as a World Health Organization goodwill ambassador after his appointment was greeted with outrage among donors and rights groups. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who made the appointment at a high-level meeting 13

22 October 2017 10:54 WHO poised to sideline Mugabe after outrage over appointment

The World Health Organisation is poised to sideline Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador after major Western donors and rights groups voiced outrage at the hastily-announced appointment. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus named Mr Mugabe to the largely ceremonial post at a high-level WHO meeting on chronic diseases 11

20 October 2017 23:02 The librarian who helped scupper the Nazis

The story of a Dublin librarian who cracked a Nazi code and altered the course of the Second World War has been recorded for an upcoming radio documentary. Richard Hayes, director of the National Library of Ireland, moonlighted as leader of a team of codebreakers as they worked feverishly on the infamous “Goertz Cipher” — a notoriously difficult Nazi code. After 2

20 October 2017 17:31 HSE warning as two cases of measles detected in Dublin

Outbreak control team convened to tackle spread of the potentially serious illness Two cases of measles in north Dublin city have been confirmed by the Department of Public Health and the Health Service Executive (HSE). The HSE said an outbreak control team has been convened to investigate and control the spread of the potentially serious illness 18