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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

file-photo-the-funeral-of-former-republic-of-ireland-football-manager-jack-charlton-is-taking-place-in-ashington-england-today-end Source: Rollingnews.ie

INTERNATIONAL

mike-pompeo-uk-visit UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo in London today Source: Peter Summers/PA Images

#LUTSK: A man seized a bus and held passengers hostage in Ukraine.

#LIBEL CASE: The Johnny Depp libel case heard that Elon Musk offered to give Amber Heard 24/7 security in 2016.

#EUROPE: The European Council finally agreed a €750 billion virus recovery fund – including €390 billion in grants. 

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PARTING SHOT

At the onset of the pandemic, we heard a lot about “herd immunity”. It was talked about particularly in the UK context and appeared as if the government there was advocating such a strategy.

This longread on the BBC today takes a sharp look at herd immunity and whether it changed the course of the outbreak

About the author:

Sean Murray

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