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Midlands Immunologist Believes Strict Travel Rules Are Crucial

A further 13 countries have been added to the list of "high-risk" countries.

A leading immunologist has urged the government to "get on top of" travel restrictions to keep new Covid variants out of the country.

A further 13 countries - including Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela - have been added to the list of "high-risk" countries.

There are now a total of 33 countries on it - and anyone arriving from those places has to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Mullingar's Kingston Mills, an immunology professor at Trinity College Dublin, says strict travel rules are crucial:

 

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