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Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan was heavily criticised by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan was heavily criticised by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

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