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The HSE issue severe warning after measles outbreak in Co Donegal

The HSE has confirmed that the measles outbreak in Co Donegal last week is continuing and has urged everyone who believes that they may have been affected by the illness to contact their GP. Two cases of the illness were confirmed last Wednesday but today there have been another two cases confirmed with three more probable… Read More »

Bets off for Britain's bookies after horse flu outbreak

LONDON (Reuters) – A shutdown in British horse racing due to an outbreak of equine influenza is costing the bookmaking industry tens of millions of pounds, Betfair said on Friday, and could get much worse if the outbreak is prolonged. Horse Racing – Kempton Park – Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, Britain – February 8,… Read More »

Louisiana investigating hepatitis A outbreak: What you should know

The Louisiana Office of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 25 cases of hepatitis A infections, most of which are concentrated in the state capital of Baton Rouge. Louisiana is the 15th state to declare an ongoing outbreak of the virus, which causes liver disease and is highly contagious, but also preventable with vaccination.… Read More »