Government under fire for abandoning plans to subsidise antigen tests

The Government is under fire yet again over abandoning plans to subsidise antigen tests.

The decision was based on retailers reducing prices, resulting in the removal of the need for the government to intervene.

The issue was raised in the Dail by Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty; he claimed that the price for some antigen tests can still be up to eight euro.

Deputy Doherty says some of the tests are still unaffordable for families:

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