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Prof Martin Cormican, National Lead for Infection Control and Antimicrobial Resistance, HSE, displaying some of the PPE equipment sourced from China, at the HSE briefing in Dublin in relation to dealing with the Covid-19 Virus on Sunday. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Prof Martin Cormican, National Lead for Infection Control and Antimicrobial Resistance, HSE, displaying some of the PPE equipment sourced from China, at the HSE briefing in Dublin in relation to dealing with the Covid-19 Virus on Sunday. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire