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Mandatory mask-wearing not necessary unless there is an 'immediate threat to life'
That's according to local infectious diseases expert, Sam McConkey.Aug 4, 2022 10:08
Local public health expert says easing of most covid restrictions 'right thing to do'
Professor Sam McConkey says the peak of Omicron has passed.Jan 24, 2022 07:01
Monaghan professor says basic measures are still most effective way to stop Covid
Sam McConkey says a new drug being developed in the USA to fight Covid-19 could be as important as the invention of penicillin almost 100 years ago.Oct 26, 2021 13:10
Decision on J&J vaccine not expected until next week
NIAC has been discussing the vaccine.Apr 22, 2021 13:04
Number of Level 5 restrictions being eased today for the first time this year
The 5km travel limit has been lifted and more construction is resuming and school is back for all students.Apr 12, 2021 07:04
Just over half of 23 extra step-down beds promised for Monaghan Hospital last year have been opened
Just over half of the 23 extra step-down beds promised for Monaghan Hospital last year have been opened. Management at the hospital say theApr 7, 2021 07:04
Easing restrictions in "baby steps" will prevent fourth wave says McConkey
A Monaghan professor says easing restrictions in “baby steps” will prevent Ireland having a fourth wave of Covid-19. The country is currently entering aApr 6, 2021 17:04
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