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Prof Máire Connolly in The Irish Times: Second pandemic a real possibility

Submitted on Monday, 30/08/2021

Insight member Prof Máire Connolly, who co-ordinates Pandem2, talks to The Irish Times this week about her role steering the EU pandemic response strategy.

“We don’t know when the next pandemic will be,” she says. “It is like waiting for a bus: there could be two coming at the same time.”

Prof Connolly of NUI Galway’s school of medicine, who spent the best part of two decades with the World Health Organisation working on pandemic preparations, cautions that the world is more at risk from a global outbreak than at any time in history.

Read the full story in The Irish Times