'Compensate doctors infected as result of airborne risk': AMA

AMA WA president Dr Andrew Miller calls for health workers to be paid after former deputy CMO Dr Nick Coatsworth publicly addressed airborne spread

Comments made by former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth on national TV have triggered calls for compensation for healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 at work.

Dr Nick Coatsworth on Q&A.

Dr Coatsworth was appearing on the ABC’s Q&A when Melbourne doctor Dr Fiona Bruce asked why there was no national guidance “which accepts the reality that airborne transmission is an