Saturday August 8, 2020

Australian-based doctor says quarantine would work here

Irish medic Niall Conroy rebuts Taoiseach’s claim and says Ireland is a perfect candidate for such a strategy

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

26th July, 2020
Dr Niall Conroy: ‘We have had a very successful experience with mandatory quarantine [in Australia]’

An Irish public-health doctor based in Australia has rebutted Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s claim that mandatory quarantine is “impossible to enforce”.

Speaking last week following the publication of the so-called green list of countries considered safer to travel to, Martin said mandatory quarantine for those arriving into Ireland could not be enforced.

“It is questionable as to whether it is the wise approach, because in some countries where they brought...

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