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We can't hide from virus forever - those of us at low risk need to get back to work

Dan O'Brien


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New cases: New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - a resurgence of Covid in her remote island nation has dealt a blow to the idea that we seal Ireland off from the rest of the world. Photo: Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP

New cases: New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - a resurgence of Covid in her remote island nation has dealt a blow to the idea that we seal Ireland off from the rest of the world. Photo: Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP

New cases: New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - a resurgence of Covid in her remote island nation has dealt a blow to the idea that we seal Ireland off from the rest of the world. Photo: Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP

How to live with Covid-19 will remain the central question in everyone's life for the foreseeable future. As such, it is vital that we are aware of the risks we face. Let's begin with two facts from the State's official figures on the disease.

Not a single baby or child under the age of 15 has died of the virus in the State. This fact should provide some considerable reassurance as schools gear up to reopen.


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