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Flattenthecurve, Covid 19

Covid-19: Measures having 'enormous effect' on spread

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30/03/2020 21:47:00

Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of the NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, explains the measures to FlattenTheCurve | Covid19 Coronavirus

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CMOIreland Get well soon Tony! CMOIreland Least we forget, not that long ago! CMOIreland So many countries are preparing for the surge of the virus. The shutdown is supposed to ensure the period of testing every one to identify who is infected. Lockdown without testing remains not the solution. We should not be waiting for the virus; we must go after the virus.

CMOIreland It better CMOIreland Great work being done. When can we expect figures on recovered patients? At a press conference last week and the week before we were told these figures were being collated! Dr. TONY LOOK AFTER YOURSELF. YOU'VE BEEN DOING A STERLING JOB UNDER IMMENSE PRESSURE. So how many people recovered? Other countries show recovery rate but Ireland is on 5 for past 1-2 weeks.

Is that graph from the screen available? Thanks for all your great work. Especially FergalBowers, the man must never sleep!! Omg 😆 there going up n up They r doing great work..and always explain very well. Does this mean we locked down far too soon ? If only a few thousand are infected will it all start up again when we are allowed out again ?

Excellent explanation. Models can be extremely sensitive to the assumptions that you have to make about unknown variables. Mathematics can only get you so far, expert judgement is also vital in choosing the best assumptions. This is how RTE should be reporting how we ended up in this situation with our supply chain and medical equipment.

NoonanJoe Can we get statistics on how many tests have been carried out per day since beginning of crisis? Cameramen...zoom in please...no idea what this chart is showing in numbers.. thx 8 more people died of COVID-19 in the Republic of Ireland, which increased the number of deaths to 54. 295 consecutive COVID-19 cases were diagnosed, resulting in a total of 2910.

HSE to use 19 private hospitals as public facilities during Covid-19 outbreakPrivate hospitals will operate as public hospitals for the next three months.

Cork man, 19, arrested for spitting in Garda's face and telling them he had Covid-19Gardaí in Cork have arrested a young man after he spat at an officer and told them he had coronavirus.

Cork man, 19, arrested for spitting in Garda's face and telling them he had Covid-19Gardaí in Cork have arrested a young man after he spat at an officer and told them he had coronavirus. Scumbag Huge fine , for starters and prison. You use the term ‘man’ loosely

New Covid-19 measures in Northern Ireland prohibiting people leaving their home kick in tonightThe Northern Ireland Executive has said new powers restricting movement will come into force across Northern Ireland tonight at 11pm in a bid to combat the spread of coronavirus

Tourists banned from Aran Islands amid COVID-19 measuresNo tourists are permitted to travel between the Aran islands and Galway during current Covid-19 restrictive measures, Island Ferries has said. But that's racist

Tourists banned from Aran Islands amid COVID-19 measuresNo tourists are permitted to travel between the Aran islands and Galway during current Covid-19 restrictive measures, Island Ferries has said.