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Calls for antigen testing in schools

Oct 29, 2021 08:10 By News Northern Sound
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The INTO also supports the calls.

An immunologist is backing calls for antigen testing to be rolled out in schools.

The Tanaiste has said it may be done where there’s a confirmed case as infection rates are highest among 5 to 12 year olds.

The Irish National Teachers Organisation wants contact tracing to return in primary schools.

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Professor of Immunology at Maynooth University, Paul Moynagh, says antigen testing could be a happy medium.

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