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Doctors warned Victoria’s health department about hotel infection control dangers before coronavirus spread – ABC News

Frontline doctors warned about infection dangers inside Victoria’s hotel quarantine program weeks before COVID-19 spread to the community, a Four Corners investigation reveals.

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Frontline doctors warned about infection dangers inside Victoria’s hotel quarantine program more than a month before workers started catching COVID-19, but the state’s health department never responded to their concerns.
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  • Doctors warned the Victorian health department about hotel infection control dangers weeks before coronavirus quarantine breach
  • Returned traveller nurse staying in hotel quarantine at the Rydges hotel was concerned for the guards’ safety
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