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‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

People aged over 65 will be able to register for Covid-19 vaccine online from tomorrow

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that people aged 65 to 69 will be able to register to get a Covid-19 vaccine on the HSE’s online registration system from tomorrow. People who are eligible to book their first vaccination appointments, will have to log on to the HSE’s registration system and provide their PPS number… Read More »