Efforts to tackle doctor COVID-19 infections boosted

Medical experts are stepping up action to protect front-line healthcare workers

Governments and medical experts have agreed to throw more resources at stemming the high rate of coronavirus infections among doctors and healthcare workers.

Victoria alone has seen almost 3300 cases of COVID-19 in healthcare workers, with 354 currently active, while NSW and Queensland continue to battle to contain clusters linked to hospitals.

The plan will involve two national expert groups working more closely