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Daniel Andrews is in hospital after being injured in a fall — so what can we do to prevent them? – ABC News

A medical expert says falls like the one that left the Victorian Premier in hospital are very common and the costs of looking after people who’ve had falls is double…

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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is in hospital after falling on slippery steps while on holiday with his family over the long weekend.
That fall has left him in hospital with broken ribs and damage to his vertebrae.
He expects to be in hospital for a few days and Deputy Premier James Merlino has taken over his duties in the interim.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews was moved to the trauma centre at The Alfred Hospital on Tuesday.(ABC News: Patrick Rocca
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