Irema Ireland Becomes 1000th Member of SMILE

  The SMILE exchange event in the Maryborough Hotel, Cork this week, welcomed Irema Ireland’s very own Mary O’Brien as it’s 1000th member.

Bird Flu Case Confirmed in Cambodia

A six-year-old girl from Battambang province remains in a stable condition in hospital after contracting the H5N1 virus. Investigations are being carried out to determine if chickens and ducks from the local area were the source of the virus. The health minister Mam Bunheng stated that Avian influenza H5N1 remains a serious health threat with …

Avian Influenza Outbreak: UAE Bans Australian Imports

  The UAE minister of Environment and Water, Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, has temporarily banned the importation of all birds, their products and offal from Australia following reports that the animals appeared to have the avian influenza virus (H7N2). The ban was imposed as part of the ministry’s strategic objectives to keep safe man …

China’s Smog Crises

In Harbin, China, schools, major roads and an airport were closed as dense toxic clouds of smog have enveloped the city. Last week a red alert for fog was issued because visibility in some cities was less than 20 meters. Pollution levels were recorded at PM 2.5, which are thirty times the World Health Organisation’s …

Irema Ireland Exhibit at Filtech 2013

Irema Ireland exhibited at Filtech 2013, in Wiesbaden, Germany.  Irema Ireland showcased its most innovative meltblown filter media product range at Filtech 2013 on 22-24 October.  The Micro 2012:  The 90g/m2, 100%  Polypropylene,  filter media meets the latest EN779:2012 European Standard and comes in grades F7 to F9. It is suitable for ultrasonic welding and available …

Two New Cases of Swine Flu Reported in India

Two cases of swine flu have been reported in Mahbubnagar district

2 New MERS-CoV Cases Confirmed in Saudi Arabia

Two Riyadh men, aged 55 and 78, died earlier this month from the MERS-CoV virus

H1N1 (Swine flu) Reported in Belize

This year, Belize has reported a number of cases of the influenza A virus.

Indonesia Confirms H5N1 Avian Flu Death

Indonesia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the country’s second case of H5N1 Avian Flu.

CDC Reports More Americans Getting Flu Shots

Although more Americans than ever are getting their annual flu shots, U.S. health officials have urged everyone 6 months of age and older, to receive a flu vaccination for the coming flu season.