We’ve come to accept that covid-19 has no quick fix. Whilst many countries have successfully suppressed numbers with distancing, lockdowns and masks, a wildly successful vaccine or silver bullet seems unlikely in the short term. Given this, how will we move? What does living with covid-19 look like for the months and potentially years ahead look like? We talk to Dr Mark Chan - a leading Clinical Microbiologist who has been on the frontline of covid-19 testing here in Australia. We then speak to Dr Mukesh Haikerwaal AO - former State and National President of the Australian Medical Association.
(Disclaimer: Both Dr Chan and Dr Haikerwaal's expressed views are their own)
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