‘The Covid-19 reality is our reality for this year, next year, and maybe beyond’
Public health officials say privately that major preparations are under way for ‘a Covid-19 winter’ with a resurgence of the virus
Not even the weather could dampen the enthusiasm of a public finally granted the opportunity to have a haircut, enjoy a pub lunch or traverse the country for reunions with family and friends.
Ireland finally entered Phase 3 last Monday, and the excitement was palpable.
Yet at that night’s press briefing at the Department of Health, the chief medical officer’s face was grim. Dr Tony Holohan said he would not be travelling abroad this summer, and...
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Some people with cystic fibrosis still awaiting Covid-19 vaccine, charity warns
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland expresses concern about younger patients who are at very high risk from the coronavirus but still have not received their jab
Top medic: ‘If the state can pay for Viagra, it can pay for extreme pregnancy sickness drugs’
Peter Boylan, a former master of the National Maternity Hospital, says hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe condition and it‘s reasonable to expect the drugs payment scheme to reimburse sufferers
Over 300 administered vaccine doses not recorded as given to priority groups
HSE says failure to record cohort of vaccine recipient may be due to poor record keeping or a technical issue
Praxis Care to hire 400 new carers as demand for services grows
The charity, which supports people with mental health problems and learning difficulties, is open to recruiting from hospitality sector as training will be provided