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This Week Sunday 22 March 2020
A look at events making the news in the past week presented by David McCullagh and Justin McCarthy.
Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, on whether the government are doing enough to tackle Covid-19.
Paul Reid, chief executive of the HSE, tells us if the frontline health workers have enough protective equipment.
Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, on lockdowns and when measures are best applied
Dr Ken Egan, 75 year old retired doctor from Ballindine in County Mayo, tells us why he wants to return to the fray.
Dr Margaret Anne Harris, the World Health Organization's coronavirus response team, on how the fight against Covid-19 is unfolding globally.
Professor Oisín O'Connell, consultant respiratory physician at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork, tells us about his discussion with Chinese doctors on Friday.
Carole Coleman speaks to elderly priests, who want to tend to their flock but are also at risk themselves.
Justin McCarthy speaks Aine McCarthy, who has been in self isolation for the past fortnight after testing positive for covid-19.
Voices from an extraordinary week in the country's history
Presenters: Carole Coleman & Justin McCarthy