The zero-sum game: is Covid-19 elimination our only option?
The argument for closing borders is getting harder to dismiss, as case numbers remain high and variants threaten the efficacy of vaccines
In the week that the new US president Joe Biden honoured the 400,000 Americans who have died from Covid-19, Ireland’s own death toll continued to climb.
The National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) had warned that there may be as many as 1,000 deaths this month from the disease. As of Friday, 582 people had died from Covid-19 since the beginning of the year – more than one-fifth of the total death toll since...
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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