Australia's old quarantine stations back in vogue

AMA Tasmania president Professor John Burgess is urging Australia to trial the 21st century version of the stations, called 'medi-hotels', for those with COVID-19

A 19th century quarantine station could be revisiting its historic roots, if proposals being pushed by the AMA to isolate all those with COVID-19 together in dedicated accommodation are adopted.

Professor John Burgess.

AMA Tasmania President, Professor John Burgess, is urging Australia take a 'medi-hotel' approach to patients with mild to moderate illness.

Under this model, people with confirmed infection

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