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"This is much more than closing schools. That's just the beginning"

Sam McConkey, Head of the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the RCSI, joined Shane Coleman and Kieran Cuddihy on the show this morning to discuss how best Ireland can mitigate the spread of the Covid 19 virus.

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13.54 11 Mar 2020


"This is much more than closing schools. That's just the beginning"


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13.54 11 Mar 2020


Ten more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ireland, bringing the total number infected to 34 in the Republic and 50 on the island.

The Department of Health says it's not convinced that there is any value to closing schools.

Sam McConkey, Head of the Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the RCSI, joined Shane Coleman and Kieran Cuddihy on the show this morning to discuss how best Ireland can mitigate the spread of the virus.


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