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Education Minister Asks CMO For Advice On Antigen Testing In Schools.

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Schools are to begin reopening in just over a week

The Education Minister has asked the Chief Medical Officer for advice on the use of antigen tests in schools.

The Sunday Independent reports Norma Foley's looking to establish if the test can be used as part of efforts to ensure a safe return to the classroom.

Schools are to begin reopening in just over a week, by which time few eligible students will have received a second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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