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Australia’s proud history of free medical care is at stake

COVID-19 is starting to play out like a real life version of The Hunger Games.

When the decision was made to let the virus rip, our system needed to be prepared.

  • Emma King and Libby Buckingham
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Our society needed to be widely vaccinated for the new variant.

Testing needed to be readily available and free.

Despite this, we weren’t ready and we’re paying the price.

Our health system is on the brink with medical practitioners warning that the situation is dire.

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who is not impacted by COVID-19 and the numbers of those infected continue to balloon every day.

As the lines for the…

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