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Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It’s no magic fix but it could reduce risks – The Conversation AU

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over.



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This week, a returned traveller who was quarantining in South Australia seems to have been infected with the virus during his stay, before testing positive once returning to Melbourne. Its the latest in a long line of hotel quarantine leaks in Australia.
And in this weeks federal budget, the government has committed to welcoming back over 17,000 Australians stranded overseas over the next year, which will likely place more pressure on our hotel quarantine system.
In light of the seemingly continued…

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