Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.
Updated Tue 8:45 AM
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1. #ON THE WAY: Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members have endorsed the programme for government.
2. #FLU SEASON: Experts have warned that colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm the Irish health system this winter.
3. #PROPERTY: The pandemic is set to cause a major shortfall in housing supply according to a new study.
4. #COVID-19: Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan has said Rip.ie shows Ireland hasn’t had any excess mortality in over six weeks.
5. #CAUTION: Many nursing homes are taking a “cautious approach” to allowing visits despite a green light from the HSE.
6. #RECENT ARRIVALS: New Zealand reported its first new Covid-19 cases in 25 days in two recent arrivals from the UK.
7. #OKLAHOMA: US President Donald Trump has rejected health concerns for a planned election rally this weekend and said he actually wants to triple crowd numbers.
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8. #LANCET STUDY: One in five people have an “underlying condition that increases severe Covid-19 risk”, according to a new study.
9. #INVESTIGATION: Former eBay employees have been charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to a US couple.