Tony O’Brien: Time for the briefings against Nphet and Holohan to stop

The advisory expert panel has served the government well. Let it continue to do its job without being handicapped by outside political skulduggery

10th May, 2020
Tony O’Brien: Time for the briefings against Nphet and Holohan to stop
Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer has had to deal with questions about supposed tensions with ministers. Picture: Collins

Last weekend, as the Taoiseach announced details of the road map to ease our current Covid-19 restrictions, someone was working clandestinely to undermine him and the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet).

The government had just approved a framework for the series of decisions that will hopefully lead us towards a new form of normal in five stages by about August 10, provided things go well. The framework had been developed and proposed by Nphet....

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