A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE
A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE

Australia’s coronavirus cases rise, even as Scott Morrison’s pandemic plan draws praise

  • The country was among the first to bar travellers from China and is treating the outbreak as a pandemic, against the advice of the World Health Organisation
  • But a spike in infections, caused by local transmissions, is exposing the limits of the prime minister’s efforts to contain the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE
A clinical nurse consultant of Infection Management Services performs a mock coronavirus examination inside the fever clinic at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: EPA-EFE
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