AMA Vic president denies calling for care to be withheld from anti-vaxxers

Dr Roderick McRae said he meant they should be allowed to reject care for a virus they did not believe existed

The president of AMA Victoria has clarified his comments after urging anti-vaxxers to “opt out” of the public health system if they contracted COVID-19.

Dr Roderick McRae
Dr Roderick McRae.

"A whole lot of these people are passionate disbelievers that the virus even exists," Dr Roderick McRae told The Guardian on Thursday.

“And they should notify their nearest and dearest and ensure there’s