A patient in a Northern Ireland hospital is being tested for suspected rabies. The Public Health Agency confirmed the person had travelled in an area affected by the disease. File photograph: Getty Images

A patient in a Northern Ireland hospital is being tested for suspected rabies.The Public Health Agency (PHA) confirmed the person had recently travel(...)

Photo issued by Save the Children UK of the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone. Photograph: Louis Leeson/Save the Children UK/PA Wire

A patient in Belfast has tested negative for the Ebola virus, the Public Health Agency (PHA) has confirmed.The person, who recently returned from wes(...)

An audience member photographs a slide showing an image of the Ebola virus during a safety presentation by the US  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images

Ebola test results for a patient being monitored in a Belfast hospital are due within 48 hours, it has been reported.According to reports from the BBC(...)

The North’s chief medical officer, Dr Michael McBride, has written to health professionals alerting them to the deaths.   Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The PSNI is trying to determine if eight deaths in the North in recent weeks were due to contaminated drugs. Police are waiting for the results of (...)