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Covid-19 masks will remain a part of life for the foreseeable future. That’s the main message from Curry, Co. Sligo native Dr. Mike Ryan who is Executive Director of the World Health Organisation. Speaking on Independent.ie, he said despite some positive developments, there are still a million cases of Covid-19…

We are ‘writing cheques we cannot cash as a civilization.’   That’s according to the Executive Director of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, Dr. Mike Ryan.   The Sligo native was speaking at a Trocaire event where he received the Romero Award.   Ryan says we are creating the conditions…

A number of renowned experts in the medical field are to attend a virtual event at Sligo University Hospital this month. The hospital’s Research and Education Foundation are hosting their 21st annual Multidisciplinary Research Conference on November 27th. The general aim is to support training, education and research in health…

The annual IT Sligo Science Festival is going online this year and runs until Sunday the 15th of November. The annual festival normally attracts thousands of visitors to IT Sligo but due to Covid-19 restrictions, a new approach was needed this year. Several of the leading authorities on the Covid-19…

The World Health Organisation says finding a vaccine for Covid-19 is not a competition. A trial in Oxford has been halted over health concerns after reported side effects from using the medication. Sligo native, Dr Micheal Ryan from the WHO says only when its proven to work, will one be…