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"There's no shame in contacting your GP and telling us you've got symptoms."

Dr Maitiú O’Tuathaill, joined Mark Cagney on the Hard Shoulder to give his reaction to the surge in cases, and how a small minority of people continue to behave during the pandemic.

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19.06 17 Aug 2020


"There's no shame in contacting your GP and telling us you've got symptoms."


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19.06 17 Aug 2020


While three counties in the midlands remain on Covid 19 lockdown, NPHET is examining whether more measures may be needed to help slow the rate of infections across the country. All of this comes as images circulated over the weekend of an event at a Dublin bar that saw customers seeming to not physically distance themselves from each other at times.

Naturally, many people are outraged and asking questions, but can the cries of shame have a detrimental effect, particularly for frontline health workers looking for people with symptoms to come forward?

GP, Dr Maitiú O’Tuathaill, joined Mark Cagney on the Hard Shoulder to give his reaction to the surge in cases, and how a small minority of people continue to behave during the pandemic.


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