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Delta variant is like ‘Covid on steroids’ but our cases are low

Eilish O'Regan


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Members of the public queue for vaccines at the Aviva Stadium in Lansdowne Road. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the public queue for vaccines at the Aviva Stadium in Lansdowne Road. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the public queue for vaccines at the Aviva Stadium in Lansdowne Road. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Delta variant is like “Covid on steroids”, said a former White House Covid adviser, which is not the most consoling image given we are in a race against it to get fully vaccinated in case it gathers more speed here.

The variant has already led to tougher quarantine rules for people coming here from Britain and it could prompt advice against non-essential travel to Northern Ireland.


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