Cruise ship's doctor dismissed coronavirus as flu

She did not believe the passenger had COVID-19, the Ruby Princess inquiry hears

A Ruby Princess passenger who contracted COVID-19 on board says the ship's senior doctor told him she did not believe he had the virus when he presented with symptoms.

The Ruby Princess cruiseship.

Anthony Londero was one of two passengers taken to Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) by ambulance in the early hours of 19 March after the cruise ship docked.