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Prof: Covid 19 Is An "Epidemic" Among Unvaccinated Younger People.

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1,758 new cases of the virus were reported yesterday.

Covid-19 is an endemic among unvaccinated people under 30, according to an immunovirology professor.

The Department of Health reported 1,758 new cases of the virus yesterday.

The number of people in hospital with the virus has risen by 19 to 248, with 48 people in ICU.

UCC's Professor Liam Fanning says social mixing is also contributing to high case numbers:

Whilst a UCD Associate Professor says there are no grounds for relaxing restrictions.

Professor Julien Mercille says we're still in a precarious situation.

The number of people in hospital with the virus has risen by 19 to 248, with 48 people in ICU.

Professor Mercille who's a member of the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group says the safe reopening of schools should take priority

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