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CoMin response to EAG guidance 'vague and unhelpful'

MHK asks whether advice from panel is being followed

The Council of Ministers' response to calls for a mitigation plan for new variants of Covid-19 is 'vague and unhelpful'.

That's the view of a Ramsey MHK who raised the latest guidance from the Emergency Advisory Group at yesterday's sitting of Tynwald.

It had asked for CoMin to put a robust plan in place, should new variants emerge.

Lawrie Hooper asked whether the EAG's feedback is being listened to:

Health Minister David Ashford explained how the Island monitors variants:

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