A man was escorted off a flight at Dublin Airport last night after showing signs of coronavirus.
Passengers onboard a flight from Moscow say they were kept on the plane for two hours whilst medics in hazmat suits took the man off the aircraft.
The HSE says it has 'protocol in place' to activate any plan at ports of entry into Ireland.
More British nationals are to be flown back to the UK from China following the coronavirus outbreak.
It's understood a 'small group' who didn't make it onto the first repatriation flight, will be taken to an isolation unit on The Wirral.
83 people are already in quarantine there, including three Irish.
Among them is teacher Ben Kavanagh who says he will return to Wuhan once it is safe to do so.
He says all his possessions are still there and his students are waiting to finish the course he's teaching.