'This is very serious,' Health Minister Mark Butler's COVID-19 winter wave warning

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated July 10 2022 - 1:55am, first published 12:00am
Mark Butler. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

There are "very serious" warnings COVID-19 cases will continue to climb this winter as Australia battles a third Omicron wave this year, and now millions more people, from Monday, will be given access to anti-viral treatments.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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