COVID-19 - Eliminating coronavirus — and should we go for it?

Prof Tony Blakely

Tony Blakely, Professorial Fellow In Epidemiology, Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Interview ABC Life Matters with Hilary Harper, Michael Mackenzie

As the COVID-19 outbreak grows in Melbourne and threatens to spill out across the locked down areas, is suppression of the virus - otherwise known as flattening the curve - still the best strategy?

Or should Melbourne and the rest of Australia be moving towards eliminating the virus altogether, like New Zealand?

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Prof Tony Blakely