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# Health Fail

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# Coronavirus
Emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by reduced number of TDs in Dáil
In a marathon Dáil debate, politicians are having their say on emergency legislation.
# Guatamala
'Medical checks' for all children at US border posts after 8-year-old boy dies on Christmas Eve
It is the second death of a migrant child in the care and custody of US Customs and Border Protection in a month.
# Tweet Elite
Stephanie Roche's new club, pushy parents and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# Health
'It's one less thing to worry about': HSE grants free GP service to 14,000 carers
The service applies to anyone who received carer’s allowance or carer’s benefit, but who do not hold a medical card.
# Health Fail
Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says
It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected
Voices
HSE system fault: 'We don't need a witch hunt now'
We must learn the lessons of this, but we must also keep moving forward, writes Niall Ó Tuathail.
Voices
Column: It’s not just sandal wearing hippies who grow and eat organic food
Science remains divided about organic food and its benefits – so who’s buying it? Grace Maher explains what is happening in our supermarkets.
# HSE
HSE report says important symptoms missed before infant's death
Parents were told their 14-week-old son’s case was a “catalogue of errors” as his leukaemia was misdiagnosed as colic.
# Health Fail
HSE's €103m budget overrun
Highest portion budget deficit recorded at HSE West.