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Flu vaccine uptake ought to be queried

Sinead Ryan


 

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At the top of our Covid-19 Heroes list are nurses, it goes without saying. They aren't paid nearly enough, put themselves daily in harm's way and get none of the glory of doctors or medical scientists on our television screens.

They are mostly doing work the rest of us aren't capable of or don't want to do. They are putting in incredible shifts, one in five has tested positive for the virus, and thousands answered the call to return to the front line in the past couple of months.

We're all agreed on that, right?