Open for Christmas: what it might cost us
As the state reopens restaurants and shops, and lifts some restrictions for the festive season, public health experts are mulling what’s likely to come after a Christmas like no other
We‘ve had the stick: now it’s time for the carrot. Lockdown 2.0 is drawing to a close, and despite sharp differences in view between the public health experts and politicians, the government has decided to press ahead with the reopening of the economy and society.
Ireland now has one of the lowest 14-day incidence rates of Covid-19 in Europe, but is it simply a case of being the best of a bad...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Vaccination programme needs to be treated as a national emergency
Poor planning has beset Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 from the start, and we are still lacking
Analysis: Ireland could reach a peak of 50-150 Covid-19 deaths a day
Ireland could see up to 200 hospitalisations and 20 ICU admissions a day by late January
EMA approves extraction of six doses of Pfizer vaccine from five-dose vials
Certain hospitals in Ireland have managed to extract seven doses from Pfizer-BioNtech vials
Comment: Vaccination numbers don’t add up – we’ll be living and dying with Covid-19 until 2022
Ireland needs to be vaccinating upwards of 100,000 people a week but we show no signs of getting close to that figure