COVID-19 transmission in Australia 'highest in the world'

Deaths from the pandemic virus are climbing to be second only to cancer, figures show

COVID-19 is fast becoming one of the “major killers” of Australians, with the country now recording the highest infection rate in the world, experts say.  

Professor Allen Cheng
Professor Allen Cheng.

Prominent epidemiologists and infectious diseases physicians have raised concerns about the surge in cases this year, driven by the Omicron variant and relaxation of pandemic