Professor Philip Nolan, chair of the NPHET’s epidemiological modelling advisory group.Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

There have been no further deaths from Covid-19 in the State but 274 more cases have been confirmed, according to the National Public Health Emergency(...)

The health authority’s review into how other countries are dealing with Covid-19 outbreaks in schools was published on Friday. Photograph: iStock.

Temperature and symptom screening should not be conducted in schools, the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said following a review (...)

Prof Philip Nolan, Chair of NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group. ‘As an academic, you sometimes wonder if the eclectic set of skills you built up will be of use to anyone.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Life is long. As the Covid-19 pandemic has shown us, it’s full of unexpected obstacles. And while we’ve all been thrown off-course by the virus, few h(...)