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Education Minister says antigen testing will be rolled out in schools if recommended

Mar 2, 2021 15:03 By radiokerrynews
Education Minister says antigen testing will be rolled out in schools if recommended Education Minister says antigen testing will be rolled out in schools if recommended
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The Education Minister says antigen testing will be rolled out in schools if it is recommended by NPHET. Norma Foley said yesterday antigen testing has

The Education Minister says antigen testing will be rolled out in schools if it is recommended by NPHET.

Norma Foley said yesterday antigen testing has not yet been advised by public health experts.

Antigen testing is faster than PCR testing, which is the standard in Ireland, but there are concerns it is less reliable.

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Minister Foley says a report on the issue is due to be completed this month, and the government will follow its advice.

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