HSE: 58 cases of measles so far this year

Two more cases were reported to the HPSC in the past week – one from the Eastern Regional Health Authority and the other from the Southern Health Board.

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Curacao officials board Scientology ship quarantined in measles case

Health officials said only those who already have been vaccinated or have previously had measles will be free to leave the Freewinds.

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Majority of Irish unaware hepatitis, while measles still killing in EU

A majority of Irish people are unaware that several diseases, including hepatitis, measles and tetanus, are still causing death in Europe, according to an EU study.

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Measles cases continue to rise in Ireland

48 measles cases were reported in Ireland in the first 15 weeks of this year.

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Millions of children miss measles vaccine leading to outbreaks worldwide

169 million children worldwide have missed out on the measles vaccine in the last eight years.

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Measles cases in Ireland increased by 244% in 2018

There has been a 244% increase in measles cases in Ireland between 2017 and 2018.

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Measles cases in Europe ‘highest in decade’

Despite rising immunisation rates, some countries have low take-up of the vaccine, the World Health Organisation said.

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Calls for introduction of mandatory measles vaccinations as 13 cases confirmed

There have been calls for Dublin City Council to implement measures to counteract a measles outbreak in the north inner city.

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Measles and vaccinations: Opt-out choice is far too risky

Measles is one of those nasty diseases we had, through near-universal vaccination programmes, almost eradicated but it is at an eight-year high across Europe. With four months in hand, 2018 has already recorded more cases of the highly-infectious disease than any year since 2010.

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Surge in measles cases across Europe prompts warning for holidaymakers

Holidaymakers have been given fresh warnings to ensure they are vaccinated against measles after it emerged European cases have reached an eight-year high.

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Parents warned over outbreak of measles in Dublin area

Parents are being warned about an outbreak of measles in the Dublin area.

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Measles outbreak in Dublin up to 11 confirmed cases

The HSE says the number of measles cases in an outbreak in Dublin has risen to 11.

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Measles case confirmed as HSE seeks to prevent further transmission

The HSE is investigating a confirmed case of the measles.

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Emergency measles clinic set up in Galway

A special vaccination clinic has been put in place in Co Galway this afternoon in an effort to prevent the spread of the measles outbreak in the north of the county.

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Serious outbreak of measles in county Galway

There has been a serious outbreak of measles in the Tuam area of county Galway.

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