Saturday October 31, 2020

Anatomy of a second wave

Too few people are respecting social distancing, and a lack of self-isolation by individuals with symptoms of Covid-19 is also posing problems, according to data reaching Nphet

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

4th October, 2020
Intensive care unit staff: improvements in treatments are leading to better outcomes for critical cases of Covid-19 Picture: Getty

Marie Casey recently dealt with a case where one man with Covid-19 led to the infection of 56 people in total. As a public health specialist in the mid-west region and a member of the Public Health Early Career Network, she is concerned not only about rising Covid-19 infections, but the complexity of the cases she is coming across.

The case involving 56 people started when a man returned home to the mid-west with mild Covid-19...

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