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Close contact rules for pupils set to be relaxed from Monday

Primary school children who are unvaccinated and have no symptoms of Covid-19 will be allowed to ...

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08.50 23 Sep 2021


Close contact rules for pupils set to be relaxed from Monday


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08.50 23 Sep 2021


Primary school children who are unvaccinated and have no symptoms of Covid-19 will be allowed to stay in school from Monday if they are close contacts of a confirmed case. The change is set to come into force despite 90 outbreaks of Covid-19 in schools last week. Are we taking the best course of action?  To discuss this further Shane was joined by Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, the Labour education spokesperson and Aoife McLysaght Professor of Genetics at Trinity College Dublin and Member of the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group.

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