Ireland's Covid-19 journey and future vaccine developments

TheJournal.ie February 29, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: On February 29, 2020, Ireland confirmed its first Covid-19 case. Experts now reflect on the past four years. They expected the virus to spread widely, but were surprised by the rapid availability of vaccines. The virus evolved as anticipated, becoming more transmissible. The current Covid climate sees reduced severity and lower risks for healthy individuals. Experts predict ongoing vaccine development and annual boosters for flu and Covid. Preparedness for future health crises is crucial.

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