Replacement For NPHET Expected To Be Set Up Soon

A replacement for NPHET is expected to be set up soon.

The Tánaiste says discussions are taking place.

It’s the role of the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan to continue to give advice on the response to the pandemic at present.

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar says work is underway on establishing a group to succeed the National Public Health Emergency Team:

“I don’t have a date but I understand it’s imminent. There were certainly conversations a couple weeks ago around potential names and people who would be invited to take part in it, so I don’t know for sure, but I imagine it’s imminent.”


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