Doctor calls for city lockdowns to contain spread of coronavirus

Taking this action later will be much harder, says Dr Cathie Hull, an emergency doctor just out of home quarantine

It may not prove a popular suggestion, but Dr Cathie Hull, a Sydney emergency doctor, has called for a two-week lockdown for everyone living in a majorly populated area, to contain the spread of the coronavirus at this "critical stage".

Dr Cathie Hull
Dr Cathie Hull.

Dr Hull has just emerged from self-quarantine after being exposed to the virus by a colleague at Sydney’s Ryde Hospital