Labor reveals plans for a body to co-ordinate Australia’s response to future pandemics

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Anthony Albanese says the establishment of an Australian Centre for Disease Control would warrant that issues such as a shortage of medical supplies at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic could be avoided.   The body would facilitate regular pandemic preparedness drills and generate a National Medical Stockpile. Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen says health experts have made requests for such a centre for the last three decades.

 

 

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