Saturday June 6, 2020

Testing and better testing is the only way we can beat this virus

The lockdown was a blunt instrument in the initial fight against Covid-19. Now we need to have an efficient and trustworthy testing system

10th May, 2020
When it comes to testing, Ireland is simply not where it needs to be

How can you fight an enemy if you can’t see it? That’s the problem facing most countries today as they attempt to grapple with the spread of Covid-19.

Ordinarily, we tackle viruses by vaccination, by treatment of the conditions, or by prophylactic measures such as blocking mosquitoes from biting us in the case of malaria or promoting safe sex and contraception in the case of HIV-Aids.

We can take these different...

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