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Unborn twin baby dies after delay approving mother’s Queensland-NSW border exemption – The Guardian

Case prompts Queensland’s chief health officer to call the sheer volume of medical applications ‘unsustainable’



Queenslands top health official says the sheer number of people applying for medical exemptions to enter her state is unsustainable following the death of an unborn twin in NSW.
Dr Jeannette Young granted an exemption to a Ballina woman pregnant with twins who required emergency surgery on Thursday, but it came only after the expectant mother had waited 16 hours and then flown to Sydney.
The womans father Alan Watt said one of her twins had become anaemic during surgery and died at the Royal P…

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