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Q&A: Is that summer getaway still worth the trip - or just too much of a risk?

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Flight control: Airport testing is already in place in the likes of Frankfurt.
REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Flight control: Airport testing is already in place in the likes of Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

REUTERS

Flight control: Airport testing is already in place in the likes of Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a gloom over summer sun holidays abroad.

Many holidaymakers are wondering if they are worth the hassle and if their trip will be the relaxing break they had looked forward to.

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said people who have booked a getaway abroad should more or less abandon their trip because of the risk of picking up Covid-19 and bringing it back here.