CMO Paul Kelly says Australia should prepare for a COVID-19 'long tail'

Karen Barlow
Updated February 16 2023 - 6:15pm, first published 12:05pm
Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia's chief medical officer has stressed the COVID-19 pandemic is still underway, predicting "another couple" of COVID-19 waves throughout the year, as well as a "long tail" that will impact the nation.

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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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