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Listen: Oxford Professor Says Comparing Ireland To New Zealand, In Covid-19 Terms, Is "Unhelpful".

: 13/08/2020 - 17:40

Comparing Ireland and New Zealand's approach to Covid-19 is "unhelpful".

That's according to an Oxford Professor, giving evidence before the Oireachtas Covid Committee.

The Committee is discussing growing calls by a group of Irish scientists for a Zero-Covid Island policy, to avoid heading into a long-term "social and economic catastrophe".

Professor Carl Heneghan, director of Oxford's Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, says you cannot compare Ireland with New Zealand:

newzealand.mp3, by Ciara Noble

 

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