Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government

Stephen Donnelly may be pledging more than he can deliver on vaccines while the new Living with Covid plan is short on detail and has brought more confusion. We deserve better

25th February, 2021
Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has promised 250,000 vaccines a week from April but that figure is dependent on supply. Photo: Rolling News

Managing a pandemic appears to be like trying to perform live opera in a bog: unpredictable, sometimes exhilarating and always more difficult than could have been imagined. The government finds itself hopping around from dry spot to wet spot, never able to stand still and slowly slipping into the mucky bog while the show keeps on going.

The current challenge it faces is the mirage that the end of lockdown is close. It might look...

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