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With close contact rules set to change, are we taking a riskier approach to public health?

Covid restrictions for close contacts of cases are likely to be relaxed before the weekend if the...

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11.16 12 Jan 2022


With close contact rules set to change, are we taking a riskier approach to public health?


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11.16 12 Jan 2022


Covid restrictions for close contacts of cases are likely to be relaxed before the weekend if the Cabinet gives the go-ahead to proposals from the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, when it meets on Wednesday morning. But are we taking a riskier approach to public health? To discuss further Pat was joined on the show this morning by Sean DefoeNewstalk Political Correspondent, Dr. Eoghan De Barra, Consultant in infectious diseases at Beaumont Hospital and senior lecturer -  Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Fein TD for Dublin Fingal.

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