Robert: Ireland’s PM re-registers as medical practitioner to fight COVID-19
Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s prime minister, has re-registered as a medical practitioner and has agreed to work one shift a week in an effort to battle COVID-19.
Varadkar, who worked as a doctor for seven years before becoming a politician.
“Many of his family and friends are working in the health service. He wanted to help out even in a small way,” a spokesman for his office said.
According to a reports, Varadkar is helping out with assessing patients over the phone.