How can a greater mixing of people amid high Covid cases be considered 'cautious'?

Aoife McLysaght: We need a triple approach of prevention, vaccination and control

Aoife McLysaght: ‘There is an alternative reality we could be occupying right now.’ Photograph: iStock

Aoife McLysaght: ‘There is an alternative reality we could be occupying right now.’ Photograph: iStock

This week, which government had intended to mark the end of all non-pharmaceutical Covid-19 protection measures, is instead marked by confusion.

A government which had been hoping for a grand reopening was compelled by the facts to instead opt for what they characterise as “cautious” steps forward, and the hastily-assembled safety guidelines leave much to be desired.

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