Nphet’s mood music changes with all lead indicators going in the wrong direction

Expert warns there isn’t a ‘recipe book’ from which we can select an anti-Covid-19 strategy that is just right

20th December, 2020
Nphet’s mood music changes with all lead indicators going in the wrong direction
Crowds on Grafton Street last week: Dr Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer, has pleaded with people to minimise social contacts as cases of coronavirus increase sharply Picture: Fergal Phillips

Thousands of doses of Covid-19 vaccines will soon be making their way to Ireland, but as this week showed, things are about to get worse – potentially a lot worse – before they get better.

Right now we can go to the shops to buy presents and have dinner indoors with family or friends. On Friday, restrictions loosened even further, with inter-county travel and household visits allowed once again, with a maximum of three families...

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