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Listen: Prof. Says Ireland's Coronavirus Containment Measures "Outstanding".

: 02/25/2020 - 12:30

An expert in infectious diseases, speaking to Kfm, says Ireland's response to the coronavirus outbreak has been "outstanding".

Tests have been conducted in over 80 suspected cases of the illness; all have returned negative.

Ireland's National Public Health Emergency Team will meet this afternoon to advance preparation for a case being confirmed in Ireland.

Prof. Sam McConkey is Head of the Dept. of International Health & Tropical Medicine at the RSCI.

Speaking to Kildare Today, he says Ireland's measures, so far, have worked extremely well.

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