"Earlier this month, the Australian government announced a four-phase plan to
return us to something resembling normality. Under this plan, Prime Minister
Scott Morrison said, we will eventually treat COVID-19 “like the flu”.
The hope is vaccines will allow us to live with some transmission without many
people getting seriously ill or dying.
But death and hospitalisation aren’t the only outcomes of COVID-19 we need to
prevent. New research shows even young people can be left with chronic health
problems after infection.
COVID-19 will always be a very different disease to the flu. We should aim to
stamp it out like measles, not let it spread."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics