Nebuliser ‘the working hypothesis’ for hotel SARS-CoV-2 outbreak

It’s the latest in a series of incidents that have prompted doctors to petition for wider use of PPE

The use of a nebuliser by a SARS-CoV-2-positive person in hotel quarantine might have triggered the spread of the virus and forced 135 Melbourne hotel workers into isolation for a fortnight, health authorities say.

A series of infections in hotels in Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne has prompted doctors to renew their campaign for higher PPE standards, for both health workers and hotel staff.