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‘Ticking time bomb’: Expert warns of thousands of cases in just weeks – Yahoo News Australia

The leading epidemiologist says Christmas and New Year’s Eve are major super-spreading events that will send cases in Sydney spiralling out of control.

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A leading epidemiologist has warned Sydneys Northern Beaches coronavirus outbreak could spiral to more than 3,000 cases by early January.
Epidemiologist Professor Raina MacIntyre, who is Head of Biosecurity Program at the University of NSWs Kirby Institute, labelled Christmas a ticking time bomb while she said New Years Eve a week later could send cases spiralling out of control across Sydney.
Experts are warning the Northern Beaches outbreak could explode. Source: Getty
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