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Ireland South MEP concerned about delayed cancer diagnoses due to pandemic

Mar 20, 2022 18:03 By radiokerrynews
Ireland South MEP concerned about delayed cancer diagnoses due to pandemic Ireland South MEP concerned about delayed cancer diagnoses due to pandemic
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An Ireland South MEP is raising concerns about delayed cancer diagnoses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fianna Fáil MEP Billy Kelleher is a member of the parliament's public health committee and a former health spokesperson for his party.

He says they were informed of over 100 million delayed cancer screenings and subsequent delayed diagnoses.

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MEP Billy Kelleher says this is a major issue and one that requires a national intervention in every member state.

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