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Former Midlands Health Minister Asking People To Follow Social Distancing Advice

Photo credit: Twitter - @mary_orourke

Older people may have to stay at home for several weeks.

A former Health Minister is asking people to follow the social distancing advice. 

Older people and those with a long term illness may have to stay at home for several weeks to protect themselves against the virus.

Medical experts say this cocooning aims to create a safety zone around the vulnerable person.

Former Fianna Fail Longford / Westmeath TD Mary O’Rourke says ‘cocooning’ is a comforting word:

The Athlone woman says although she's a little nervous she's trying to keep her spirits up:


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