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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