Susan O’Keeffe: Vaccination rates far too low to offer respite to health workers or public
Medical professionals under intolerable strain as cases and hospitalisations soar
There really is nothing else to talk about right now. Every which way we toss and turn, we meet Covid-19 staring back at us. Book a haircut? Not possible. Is the dentist open? Probably not. Shall we take Granny out for a drive? Too dangerous. Will the Leaving Cert go ahead this year? Who knows?
The level of uncertainty swilling around is growing, not diminishing. Planning has been submerged by a flood of unknowns, as...
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Aer Lingus urged government to oppose travel quarantine rules
Correspondence shows the airline pushed for use of Covid-19 tests instead, citing damage to sector
Critical care at capacity as Martin warns restrictions to last months
Vaccination rollout suffers ‘real’ setback due to AstraZeneca production issues whilst schools look set to remain shut for weeks as talks to continue on students with special needs
Analysis: This may prove to be Ireland’s deadliest week of the pandemic
Daily deaths in Ireland have reached a record high but falling infection rates and increased vaccination give some cause for optimism