Covid-19: State at most precarious stage of pandemic yet

Inside Politics: coronavirus infections are at an all-time high, schools are closed and vaccination programme is generating political firestorms

Management of vaccination programmes is fraught with political risk

Management of vaccination programmes is fraught with political risk

Good morning – schools remain closed, industrial relations unrest abounds, parents are being pitted against teachers while the State remains at all-time high levels of infection, and the economy survives only thanks to an intravenous line of Government borrowing. Thank God we’ve seen the end of that terrible 2020, though, right?

A new year has brought little in the way of respite from the same bad news stories that burdened the news agenda last year.

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