In May, Chadwick Boseman, a nurse at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin, was the first person to test positive for Ebola in Ireland.
In November, she was the second.
Now the world is watching how the two doctors and two nurses who have tested positive for the virus will cope with it.
And what happens when the second and third cases of the virus come to light in Ireland?
In the case of Chadwick, it may not be possible for her to go home until mid-February.
The second nurse was discharged from hospital in November, while the third nurse is not yet known to have been sickened.
What does this mean for the other two people in Ireland who have come in contact with the patient?
In an interview with The Irish Sun, Dr Chris Kennedy, a professor of medicine at the University of Limerick, said it was difficult to say how many other cases might develop.
“In terms of the number of patients, that is going to be a big question mark,” he said.
“It is going be very difficult to sort that out, and there are going to have to be two or three more cases of Ebola.”
The other three people in hospital could be infected by the virus, or they might not be infected at all, he said, and then there might be a “muddle” between them.
“We are trying to figure out the best way forward.
We know that there is a risk to our ability to manage people,” he added.
In a country with a population of about 300,000, how many people would be exposed to the virus?
In Ireland, the country with the highest number of people living with Ebola is Dublin.
A total of 2,547 people have tested negative for Ebola, according to figures published on Friday by the Department of Health.
This is the lowest number of confirmed cases, at 3,913.
There are more than 7,500 people living in the country who are in contact or have had contact with Ebola patients.
How many people have been infected?
It is not clear exactly how many have been in contact.
The number of cases is still being monitored by the country’s public health unit, which is based at the National Hospital in Dublin.
However, it is believed to be around 1,000 people, the highest figure in the world, with some people having tested positive and others not.
Dr Kennedy said it would be “extremely difficult” for Ireland to cope with the spread of the disease in a country of about 30 million people.
He said it is important to look at the numbers.
What happens next? “
I would say we are not in a position where we are in a situation where we can have a scenario where we could get a virus that would have been contained.”
What happens next?
Health Minister Simon Harris said on Friday the situation was still being assessed, and a new strategy would be presented to the government in the next few days.
He also said the government would be meeting with the public health units in Ireland to discuss how best to deal with the situation.
The National Health Service, which runs the country, is also working with the Irish Red Cross and the Irish Health Service to help manage the outbreak, and is working with other health authorities to provide support to the patients.
A spokesperson for the Irish health authority said that it had worked with health authorities across the country to support people affected by the outbreak.
He added that it was still working with hospitals to ensure the safety of the public and the health of the patients, as well as supporting health workers.
Health Minister Dr Simon Harris says there are still some concerns about how to handle the spread.
Source: Irish Red Crescent via AP /File Health Minister says there is still some concern about how the spread might be handled.
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Dr Chris Kennett, a Professor of Medicine at the UCL Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, said the numbers were too low to be sure about how many patients were being infected.
He was also concerned about the quality of the testing, saying it was not always clear what was happening to the samples.
“You cannot say what percentage of the cases is actually Ebola, what percentage is a case of influenza or what percentage are people having the virus on their hands,” he explained.
“So it is a lot of uncertainty in the whole situation.”
The Irish Red Umbrella Association is also concerned, with the outbreak being so new, with people in the community still unaware of what is happening and what they can do to protect themselves.
It has been encouraging for the community to be informed, but it is still a concern that the virus may be spreading.
What we are witnessing is that the community is being