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Hamid Khazaei: Doctor wanted sick asylum seeker on Manus Island sent to Brisbane, not Port Moresby

A doctor involved in the evacuation of a sick Iranian asylum seeker from Manus Island recommended he be flown to Brisbane ahead of Port Moresby due to Papua New Guinea’s lower level of emergency care, an inquest has heard.

Immigration - The GuardianQueensland coroner Terry Ryan is investigating the death of 24-year-old Hamid Khazaei, who died in Brisbane’s Mater Hospital in August 2014, 13 days after presenting to the Manus Island clinic in August 2014.

He suffered severe sepsis from…

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