Queensland’s COVID-19 border stance separates terminal cancer patient from family | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) shared this heartbreaking story of Terry Moss, a terminal cancer patient, who has been unable to see his three sons in his final weeks, because of Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Queensland’s tough border stance is causing heartache, both economically and emotionally. However, it’s the families unable to say goodbye to dying relatives who are suffering the most. Hervey Bay cancer patient Terry Moss has just weeks to live, but his three sons who live in southern hot spots are unable to travel across the border for his final days.

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