From top: Former Minister for Health Simon Harris outside a cabinet meeting last January; The first coronavirus briefings for Minister Simon Harris.
Thread: The very earliest #COVIDー19 briefings for Minister Simon Harris. The first dates from Jan 21 and refers to a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan: “The likelihood of importation of cases of this new virus to Ireland or other European countries is considered to be low …” pic.twitter.com/YZMxSVip0K
— Ken Foxe (@kenfoxe) July 7, 2020
Briefing documents in full here