Michael Mina

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 Former Stobart Air pilots and members of  the Irish Airline Pilots Association  protest at the Department of Health where they handed in a letter to Tony Holohan over Nphet’s opposition to the use of antigen testing for international travel. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Shortly after midnight on Saturday morning, Stobart Air workers received emails telling them of the airline’s closure. Its owner, British aviation and(...)

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots Association during a protest at the Department of Health. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Up to 5,000 more Irish aviation jobs could be lost this winter if the Government does not ease travel curbs, pilots warned on Wednesday. Pilots’ unio(...)

Laurel Hill Secondary School  has been donated  antigen tests by Louth-based Cooley Supplies Ltd, which claims research shows they are up to 96%  accurate.  Photograph: Getty Images

A Co Limerick secondary school is to be the first in the country to roll out antigen testing to its Leaving Cert students amid concern over high Covid(...)

Prof Philip Nolan, chair of the Nphet Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) official Prof Philip Nolan has admitted that describing the Lidl antigen test as “snake oil” was “not my(...)

Lab technicians process antigen tests at the RocDoc facility at Dublin Airport which has been established for hauliers bound for France via Dublin Port. Photograph: Laura Hutton

If there is one thing that people with differing views on Covid-19 lockdowns agree on, it is the importance of effective, rapid testing to identify in(...)