Empty words from North and South as pandemic pursues its own devastating all-island strategy
The coronavirus crisis should prompt us to deal with the chronic lack of cooperation between health services on this island. Instead, it has sparked a few Zoom calls
From the earliest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the absence of an all-island strategic approach to its management has been identified as a major obstacle to dealing with it effectively.
It has been asserted ad nauseam that “this virus doesn’t respect borders” and that “the disease does not discriminate”.
Despite the broad acceptance that thinking in terms of narrow political allegiances or identities would only prolong this crisis, and...
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