Hunt takes aim at leading health economist

The Federal Minister for Health attacked Professor Stephen Duckett over his COVID-19 predictions, questioning his credentials

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has made an extraordinary attack on health economist Professor Stephen Duckett, describing some of his early COVID-19 advice as “wildly incorrect and dangerous”.

Greg Hunt.

Mr Hunt was being interviewed on the ABC’s 7.30 Report last week when he took aim at Professor Duckett, health program director at the Grattan Institute and a