Preparing Indigenous Communities for Coronavirus


The spread of coronavirus has health authorities on high alert. Head of the Biosecurity Program at the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales Professor Raina MacIntyre has concerns about the vulnerability of the Indigenous population to a coronavirus outbreak, particularly for those living in remote areas. Dawn Casey from the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation explains that peak Indigenous health bodies are now meeting with the government to address the issue of a potential coronavirus outbreak in Indigenous communities.

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