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Dr Michael McBride speaks to Belfast Telegraph reporter Claire McNeilly

Dr Michael McBride speaks to Belfast Telegraph reporter Claire McNeilly

Michael McBride in his office at Castle Buildings on Wednesday

Michael McBride in his office at Castle Buildings on Wednesday

An event that brought people onto the streets, Bobby Storey’s funeral

An event that brought people onto the streets, Bobby Storey’s funeral

An event that brought people onto the streets, The Twelfth celebrations

An event that brought people onto the streets, The Twelfth celebrations

Dr Michael McBride speaks to Belfast Telegraph reporter Claire McNeilly

Claire McNeilly talks to Northern Ireland's Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride about his background and dealing with the worst health crisis in decades.

Q. You've been Northern Ireland's CMO for almost 14 years. Is Covid-19 your biggest crisis?

A. It's been the most challenging period that we've faced. Covid-19 is the biggest public health challenge in a generation.