Tánaiste Disagrees With Covid Comments Of Midlands Doctor

Dr. Martin Feely is clinical director of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group.

The Tánaiste says he disgrees with a senior doctor who says covid-19 is a lot less severe than the annual flu.

The comments were made by Dr. Martin Feeley, who's clinical director of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group - which includes the Midlands Regional Hospitals in Portlaoise and Tullamore.

Leo Varadkar says no one can say anything about covid-19 with certainty as we have so much yet to learn about the virus.

He doesn't agree with Dr. Feeley's assertion that tough restrictions are no longer required:

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