Medicos warn that, based on modelling, the easing of international borders is risky

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
October 17 2021 - 8:00pm
RE-OPENING: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet's plans to re-open the state to overseas travellers has Prime Minister Scott Morrison's support, but medicos have warned of the risks.

MODELLING shows that 'large and disruptive' outbreaks of COVID-19 are still possible with the easing of international restrictions after the nation hits the 80 per cent vaccination rate, putting pressure on the health system.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

A Walkley-award winning journalist with 20 years experience, Gabriel writes for the Newcastle Herald across a range of areas and issues including social justice & community welfare, crime/court reporting, health, human interest.

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