Tuesday October 20, 2020

New outbreaks swallow up a nation’s false sense of security

A new road map for living with Covid-19 has taken the back seat to the surge of cases in the capital as coronavirus fatigue sets in – and one doctor warns ‘medicine doesn’t have all the answers’

20th September, 2020
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A pedestrian in a face mask in Dublin city centre today: case rates of coronavirus have spiked in the capital in recent days Picture: RollingNews

If a week is a long time in politics, then it is a veritable epoch in Covid-19 time.

The false sense of security that had pervaded the nation during the summer months has well and truly evaporated and it’s once again a case of battening down the hatches as we face into what can now unequivocally be described as a true second wave with cases once again climbing exponentially.

As the country again...

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