Immunology expert calls on Irish government to close schools this Friday | JOE.ie

14/12/2021 21:28:00

The professor said it would be a 'sensible' move

The professor said it would be a 'sensible' move

Immunology expert calls on Irish government to close schools this Friday

"I don't think we are and I think that we have a chance to get on the front foot and we need to take that chance."I don't think we are and I think that we have a chance to get on the front foot and we need to take that chance.54% of all shopping was carried out in person, with the remaining 46% online.54% of all shopping was carried out in person, with the remaining 46% online.

" Byrne then asked Loscher what her view is on schools potentially closing early for Christmas."In my opinion, being sensible - the kids are in for two and a half days next week," she replied."In my opinion, being sensible - the kids are in for two and a half days next week," she replied."If the schools close this Friday, we have a really long circuit breaker for those children.The top purchases online were books, clothing, and cosmetics.Advertisement "Remember if Omicron is two to three times more transmissible - we know that it's 10 or 11% of cases at the moment.Advertisement "Remember if Omicron is two to three times more transmissible - we know that it's 10 or 11% of cases at the moment.READ MORE "That's going to increase next week, that could be up to 50 to 60% next week and we have the biggest cohort of unvaccinated people i."Overall, the fact that the vast majority of Black Friday spending was carried out with businesses in Ireland or on Irish websites is good news for our economy.

e.e.It is a testament to all those who have campaigned and encouraged Irish consumers to shop Irish," he said.children - we will have them mixing to a huge extent coming up to Christmas before we do intergenerational mixing."So, I think in terms of just being sensible and preparing for the best possible scenario after Christmas and opening schools, I really think that we should consider, you know, closing schools on Friday."So, I think in terms of just being sensible and preparing for the best possible scenario after Christmas and opening schools, I really think that we should consider, you know, closing schools on Friday."Every child then will have at least seven or eight days of very minimal exposure to the virus and other children and mixing."." Advertisement Byrne then questioned whether Loscher was advising parents to take their children out of school from Friday." Advertisement Byrne then questioned whether Loscher was advising parents to take their children out of school from Friday.

"No, I would like to actually see a joined-up decision where we talk about being sensible and making sure that we give ourselves a better chance of a safe opening of schools after Christmas."That we do everything we can to control case numbers now."That we do everything we can to control case numbers now." 🎧 LISTEN: Jenny Murphy joins Greg, Megan & Jason on House of Rugby URC to look back on the latest United Rugby Championship, and preview the Champions Cup.

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