Dr Norman Swan explains how the Victorian COVID outbreak started | 7.30

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    Victoria’s battling a coronavirus flare up once again. It has been caused by the virus infecting a man whilst he was in hotel quarantine in South Australia but there are still some questions to be answered.

    The outbreak has caused a rush on vaccinations and COVID testing. So far, a lockdown hasn’t been ruled out by the authorities.

    Dr Norman Swan reports.

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