Tomás Ryan: Who’s afraid of zero-Covid? Our government, that’s who
There is robust support among the public for an elimination strategy to kill off the virus, yet Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael keep resisting it in favour of half-measures and wishful thinking
We’ve been waiting for a new strategy since the new year began. Many of us feel like we’re at the end of our tether. Despite the gradual roll-out of vaccines, it’s clear that the pandemic will continue to overshadow most of 2021, at least. The primary factor in our success this year will not be the speed of vaccine supply, it will be the number of infections.
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Government should begin delayed dosing programme this week, O‘Neill says
If the British 12-week delay strategy were applied to Ireland, it could result in 80 per cent of the adult population being vaccinated with a first dose by the end of May
Tony O’Brien: Our quarantine approach seems designed with failure in mind
The government needs to follow Britain’s example on border health measures, and to face down disgruntled EU states
Exemption to hotel quarantine sought for ‘essential’ engineers by business groups
Representatives of the pharma, medtech and dairy sectors have met with Nphet and the HSE to request changes to the mandatory hotel quarantining system
Danielle Barron on Covid-19: Celebrations across the water - are we nearly there yet?
As we gazed in envy at scenes of Britons socialising last week, it seemed like a different world. But experts say we’re not that far away ourselves